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A textbook, hexagonal crystal of the ruby variety of corundum is aesthetically posed on a mica schist matrix. The crystal measures 2.8 cm and is exceptional for this obscure locality.
Location: Sagstuen, Farsjo, Arnes, Nes, Akershus, Norway
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4 x 2cm
A large crystal of pyromorphite with a hoppered termination is partially pseudomorph by sky blue plumbogummite. The base has additional smaller crystals surrounding the main crystals. All are in various stages of pseudomorphism.
Location: Yangshuo Mine, Guilin Pref., GUangxi Zhuang A.R., China
Dimensions: 5.5 x 2 x 1.8cm