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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


RM2248   Corundum var. Ruby

Mysore, Karnataka, India

Good sized prismatic crystal of corundum, ruby variety. Formed by an elongated prism, staggered and truncated by the shapes of the pinacoid. With small muscovite.

Size: 3 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm.

Fluorescent under long wave UV


RM2247   Corundum var. Ruby

Mysore, Karnataka, India

Corundum crystal of the ruby variety formed by an elongated prism and truncated by the forms of the pinacoid. Good color and size. From this classical Indian locality मैसूर, कर्नाटक, भारत.

Size: 3.7 x 1.2 x 1 cm.

Fluorescent under long wave UV

RM1462   Corundum, var. ruby

Mysore, Karnataka, India

A stunning corundum, var. ruby, specimen. Perfectly disposed and contrasting with the white matrix. Very sharp, translucent, brilliant and with a deep reddish color not ususal in this locality. Very fluorescent under LWUV. A perfect gem from India.

Size: 5.5 x 3.0 x 2.5 cm.
Main crystal: 11 x 10 mm

Ex Chris & Agatha Galas collection.
Fluorescent under long wave UV