Corundum (Var: Ruby)
Small Cabinet, 5.2 x 4.9 x 3.9 cm
Mysore, Karnataka, India
A huge, complete and doubly-terminated floater crystal of ruby (corundum) from India. It is opaque, with a deep magenta color. Very sharp hexagonal form, with a "stacked" appearance on the side faces. This whopper weighs over 300 grams. CLASSIC old ruby, the likes of which India is famous for, for carving material!