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RM2705   Corundum, var. ruby

Mundarara Mine, Longido, Arusha, Tanzania

Very bright corundum crystal, var. ruby, very well defined and pink to brown in color. It comes from the Joan Astor collection (Barcelona), with a handwritten and typewritten label.


Size: 1.6 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm.
Found in ± 1973.

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


 

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


 

RM365   Spessartine

Sangulungulu Hill, Naan, Loliondo, Ngorongoro, Arusha, Tanzania

A very sharp and complete trapezohedral spessartine crystal. Really nice and uniform color, translucent and good luster. This specimen shows a very interesting gem quality.
These crystals came from a deposit near the town of Loliondo, close to the Serengeti National Park and the border of Tanzania and Kenya.


Size: 2,4 x 2,4 x 2,3 cm.
Found in 2009

 
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