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RM2704   Corundum, var. ruby, and zoisite

Mundarara Mine, Longido, Arusha, Tanzania

Classic ruby specimen, cherry to pink in color, embedded in a matrix of zoisite and micas. It comes from the Joan Astor collection (Barcelona), with a handwritten and typewritten label.

Size: 2.7 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm.
Found in ± 1974.

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