Corundum Var. Ruby
Jegdalek, Saroby, Afghanistan
Miniature, 5.9 x 2.8 x 2.1 cm
This specimen features a SHARP crystal of ruby, unusual for the species in its tapering point. It is 1.5 cm tall and GLOWS. The color in person is a more typical "ruby red" than in the photos, and the glow of the crystal when backlit is striking.