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Corundum (Var: Ruby)


Corundum (Var: Ruby) : Al2O3
minID: YLD-62P

Photo Copyright © Rob Lavinsky & irocks.com  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.
Dimensions: 2.1 cm x 1 cm x 0.9 cm

2.1 x 1.0 x 0.9 cm. An aesthetic and superb, floater, thumbnail cluster of gemmy and lustrous, pigeon’s blood-red ruby crystals from recent finds at Luc Yen, Vietnam. This is THE classic color for ruby crystals. Ex. Steve Smale Collection.

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Photo added: 3rd Oct 2007

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