Corundum (Var: Sapphire), Corundum (Var: Ruby)
Small Cabinet, 8.5 x 5.0 x 3.5 cm
Zazafotsy Quarry (Amboarohy), Zazafotsy Commune, Ihosy District, Horombe Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
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.