Corundum (Var: Ruby), Rutile

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Origin:Natural
Treatments:None reported
Features Illustrated:None reported
Included Minerals:Rutile
Inclusions such as these rutile needles in ruby are often strikingly beautiful. Gemoloigsts study inclusions for clues about the origin and nature of gems.

Field of view 3mm


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