Winza, Mpwapwa district, Dodoma region, Tanzania
Toenail, 3.1 x 3.1 x 2.3 cm
Perched high on its matrix is a lustrous and translucent, cherry red crystal of ruby, measuring 1.2 cm in length. Minor chipping is present around the edges, unfortunately, but it still is a showy gem ruby and now at a reduced price. Interestingly, note the sharp sapphire zone to one edge, of this crystal which is otherwise as pure a ruby as you could wish for.