|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Tanzania > Corundum var. Ruby
|Corundum var. Ruby
|Winza, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania
|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
|For reference only
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