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Mineral Specimen No. 78989:
Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar.

This mineral specimen Corundum var. Ruby from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 78989:

Mineral Species: Corundum var. Ruby.
Location of origin: Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar.
Description: Lustrous translucent hot-pink ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with no matrix. The ruby crystal is tapered hexagonal form, with striated crystallization patterns on the faces. Good translucency in the upper third. This was specimen recovered from an alluvial deposit and the edges show wear, but the crystal form is distinct. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 7.0 grams.
Overall size: 23x15x14 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 23 mm
Price: $85 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Detail view of mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

Photographs above: Daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Mogok District, 115 km NNE of Mandalay, border region between Sagaing and Mandalay Divisions, Myanmar

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