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Corundum var. Ruby from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

 
Corundum var. Ruby from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Corundum var. Ruby from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Corundum var. Ruby from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Corundum var. Ruby from Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 81049
Mineral:Corundum var. Ruby
Locality:Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania
Description:Two intersecting elongated hexagonal translucent pink-red ruby crystals, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with diagonal crystallization patterns on the surfaces that are typical in corundum crystals. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 6.88 carats
Overall Size:14x10x8 mm
Crystals:12-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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