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Ruby & Pargasite

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Ruby & Pargasite

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Description
Locality: 
Fiskenæsset, Nuuk, Sermersooq, Greenland
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 3.8 × 2.5 cm
Description

Very fine, deep pink-red ruby crystals in green pargasite. Where else do you see such fantastic rubies from such an uncommon locality like Greenland?

Very strong fluorescence.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ruby

Variety Of: 

Corundum

Formula: 
Al2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Hardness: 
9.0
Formula: 
Al2O3
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
9.0
Colour: 
Red

Pargasite

Formula: 
{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Strunz: 
9.DE.15
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Pargas (Parainen), Southwestern Finland Region, Finland

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