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Corundum Var Ruby

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Corundum Var Ruby

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Description
Locality: 
Jegdalek, Sorobi District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.1 × 1.6 cm
Description

An undamaged, well terminated Corundum Variety Ruby from Afghanistan.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Corundum

Formula: 
Al2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
9.0
Streak: 
White

Ruby

Variety Of: 

Corundum

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