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Mineral Specimen No. 79362:
Corundum var. Ruby in marble for sale from Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan.

This mineral specimen Corundum var. Ruby in marble from Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan 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. 79362:

Mineral Species: Corundum var. Ruby in marble.
Location of origin: Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan.
Description: Two parallel intergrown lustrous translucent pink ruby crystals, the pink gem variety of corundum, in white marble. The ruby crystals are equant pseudo-octahedral form with secondary edge faces. Fluoresces red under LW UV illumination. Weight: 2.2 grams.
Overall size: 16x12x9 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 7-8 mm
Price: $38 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Corundum var. Ruby in marble for sale from Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan

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Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Corundum var. Ruby in marble for sale from Jegdalek, Sarobi, Afghanistan

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