David K. Joyce

Corundum (Bronze)

1.7x1.3x3.1 cm
Burgess Mine
New Carlow
Ontario, Canada

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Item number: 28973

A fairly well-formed, hexagonal corundum crystal from the corundum area around New Carlow. The crystal is brown and partly intergrown with muscovite on one side but sharp and free of muscovite the rest of the way around. I don't think this locality has operated for 90-100 years!