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Ruby

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Locality: 
Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 2.3 × 1.8 cm
Description

 Well terminated gemmy ruby specimen hosts to marble-calcite matrix .

There is no damage except minor etching at back side.

A good gemmy ruby example from the locality.

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
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