• Corundum var Ruby
  • Corundum var Ruby
  • Corundum var Ruby
  • Corundum var Ruby
  • Corundum var Ruby
  • Corundum var Ruby
  • Corundum var Ruby
Gem Minerals

Corundum var Ruby

$2,500.00   €2,050  £1,770.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC7342
A choice miniature specimen of well-formed intergrown crystals of Ruby Corundum forming a stacked cluster, one crystal upon another.  The specimen is from Mogok in Myanmar (formerly Burma) where gemstones are found in the surface alluvial marble gravels and deeper un-weathered metamorphosed limestones (i.e. solid marble).  The Ruby is translucent to opaque (where the cluster becomes thicker) and of a uniform pinkish rich cranberry red with a bright yet slightly waxy lustre.  Small creamy white blocks and shards of Calcite remain attached around the base along with bluish-green plates of what appears to be Fuchsite, the green variety of Muscovite mica.  A rich and lovely crystallised Ruby from the classic gem fields of Mogok.

Details

Dimensions
3.7 × 2.3 × 1.8 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals
Locality
Mogok, Burma (Myanmar), Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Corundum, Ruby

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