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Mineral Specimen No. 79292:
Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania.

This mineral specimen Corundum var. Ruby 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 79292:

Mineral Species: Corundum var. Ruby.
Location of origin: Longido, Arusha, Tanzania.
Description: Lustrous translucent dark-red ruby crystal, the red gem variety of the mineral corundum, with remnants of dark matrix in the edge faces. The ruby crystal is dominated by broad termination faces with stepped crystallization patterns. The specimen was extracted from solid rock, not from a cavity, resulting in minor surface imperfections where the surrounding matrix was removed. Weight: 1.1 grams.
Overall size: 13x9x3.5 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 13 mm
Price: $30 (plus shipping).

Mineral Corundum var. Ruby for sale from Longido, Arusha, Tanzania

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