Locality: Jegdalek ruby deposit, Surobi District, Kabul, Afghanistan
Size: 41 mm x 37 mm x 34 mm (1.6 in. x 1.5 in. x 1.4 in.)
Weight: 42 g (1.5 oz.)
Nice specimen of ruby on marble with very slightly translucent crystals to 10 mm with great color. The red color is a shade darker than in the photos, which are brightly lit to show detail. From the back you can see that the largest crystal grew around a portion of the matrix.