Corundum (Var: Ruby)
Thumbnail, 2.1 x 1.0 x 0.9 cm
Luc Yen, Yenbai (Yen Bai) Province, Vietnam

An aesthetic and superb, floater, thumbnail cluster of gemmy and lustrous, pigeon's blood-red ruby crystals from recent finds at Luc Yen, Vietnam. This is THE classic color for ruby crystals. Ex. Steve Smale Collection.