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Corundum (Var: Ruby)

Corundum (Var: Ruby) : Al2O3
minID: JRF-EV4

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Dimensions: 3.8 cm x 3.1 cm x 2.3 cm

3.8 x 3.1 x 2.3 cm. Emplaced atop a matrix of gemmy, massive sapphire, are several lustrous and translucent, rose-red ruby crystals, to .7 cm in length. The overall effect of a small flower opening up is very pleasing. These crystals, though small, are gemmy and lustrous.

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Photo added: 28th Feb 2009

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