RUBY

 Al2O3.Cr

Crystal: Trigonal
Hardness: 9
Sp.G.: 3.95 - 4.03
Cleavage: None
Fracture: Conchoidal, Splintery
Colour: Typically Red,
May be Asteriated
Lustre: Sub-adamantine
to Vitreous, Pearly

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Stone of Happiness.
Ruby is the pigeon blood red gemstone variety of corundum. Ruby is one of the traditional cardinal gems, together with amethyst, sapphire, emerald, and diamond. The Mogok Valley in Upper Myanmar (Burma) was for centuries the world's main source for rubies. It is a mineral of metamorphosed crystalline limestones and dolomites, as well as other metamorphic rock types such as gneiss and schist; also in igneous rocks such as granite and nepheline syenite. Ruby has been Revered in many cultures throughout history, Ruby has always been a talisman of passion, protection and prosperity.
Zodiac: Capricorn

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