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Ruby Crystals and Mineral Specimens

Byminerals

Ruby is the most valuable of the corundum minerals. Ruby is distinguished by its bright red color. In addition to its bright color, it is the most desirable gemstone due to its hardness, durability, and rarity. The red color of the ruby is caused by the chromium element. Transparent rubies in size are rarer than diamonds. Ruby has a famous place in science. The first laser was made from artificial ruby Minerals.

Ruby has always been a great honor in Asian countries. They were used to decorate the armor of the nobles of India and China. Ancient Sanskrit texts, the Bible, and other historical texts refer to rubies as precious gems. Ruby was first integrated in 1902. The process of creating synthetic ruby ​​is known as the Vernoyil process.

The world's largest source of ruby ​​is the Mogok Valley in Upper Myanmar, Burma. The best gems are mined from there. In the central part of Myanmar, gem production began in the 1990s, and it rapidly became the world's leading gem mining region. Common in Cambodia, Burma, India, Afghanistan, Australia, Namibia, Colombia, Japan, Scotland, Brazil, and Pakistan.

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