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Ruby & Chromite

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Ruby & Chromite

ex collection Schwanz
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Locality: 
Mysore, Karnataka, India
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 2.7 × 2.2 cm
Description

Purplish red ruby (very nice bright pink fluorescence) with little, dark metallic gray, glossy chromite crystals on matrix.

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

Chromite

Formula: 
Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Hardness: 
5.5
Colour: 
Black
Streak: 
Brown
Type Locality: 
Bastide de la Carrade, Gassin, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France...
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