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RM2677   Corundum, var. ruby

Mysore corundum deposits, Mysore, Karnataka, India

Classic ruby crystals, with an intense purple color, arranged in a quartz-rich matrix. Especially rich and aesthetic specimen from India. The crystals are sharp, bright and translucent. They fluoresce under UV light. Former Joan Astor Collection.

Size: 6.8 x 4.3 x 4 cm.
Main crystal: 1.3 cm.
Found in ± 1976.

Col. Joan Astor (Barcelona).
Fluorescent under long wave UV