|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Afghanistan > Corundum var. Ruby
|Corundum var. Ruby
|Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan
|Lustrous translucent pink-red ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral corundum, with a few very small remnants of black matrix embedded in the surfaces. The ruby crystal has diagonal crystallization patterns on the surfaces. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 6.23 carats
|For reference only
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