Corundum var. Ruby from Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India
From Mysuru (formerly Mysore), Karnataka, India
Translucent pink ruby crystal, the pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, with remnants of greenish kyanite matrix included on the surfaces. The prism faces of the crystal have many minute parallel crystal faces that reflect light simultaneously.
Weight: 685.2 grams, Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 3 inches