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|Corundum var. Ruby
|Morogoro Region, Tanzania
|Lustrous transparent-to-translucent pink ruby partial crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral corundum, with no matrix. This ruby crystal has good transparency; much better than most I have available. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 5.40 carats
|For reference only
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