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Mineral Specimen No. 70405:
Ruby in Zoisite (Ruby Corundum) from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania.

This mineral specimen of Ruby in Zoisite (Ruby Corundum) from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 70405:

Minerals Species: Ruby in Zoisite (Ruby Corundum).
Location of mineral deposit: Longido, Arusha, Tanzania.
Description: Large hexagonal translucent ruby crystal, the pink-red gem variety of the mineral corundum, surrounded by fine-grained green zoisite. The ruby crystal has distinct crystallization pattern visible in the reflections off the cleavage faces. Weight: 505 grams.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8x6.5x5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 52 mm
Price: $425 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Ruby in Zoisite (Ruby Corundum) from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania

Mineral Specimens: Ruby in Zoisite (Ruby Corundum) from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania

Cabinet-sized Specimen


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