Corundum (Var: Ruby), Scapolite
Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Burma (Myanmar)
Miniature, 3.9 x 2.7 x 2.6 cm
A beautiful, sharp, gemmy and lustrous, 1.0 cm ruby crystal set in a vug in starkly contrasting marble and accented with scapolite crystals. This superb ruby has textbook, octahedral form, a riveting, stepped-growth face and vivid, magenta color. A classic ruby specimen from Mogok.