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Ruby

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Ampanihy, Atsimo-Andrefana, Madagascar
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.8 × 1.8 cm
Description

Short prismatic crystal of corundum ruby of hexagonal contour, with intense reddish-pink colour, and very strong red fluorescence under long UV light.

Ex Dr Bob Janssens #313.

Combine specimens to reduce shipping costs!.

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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