Corundum (Var: Sapphire), Corundum (Var: Ruby)
Zazafotsy Quarry (Amboarohy), Zazafotsy Commune, Ihosy District, Horombe Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
Small Cabinet, 8.5 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm
Very fine pair of lustrous deep rose (almost plum) hexagonal crystals that are sharp and attractive. The largest, which is 2, 2 cm, is also doubly terminated, while the smaller crystal is contacted on the small area of termination that is exposed.