Ruby

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Ruby
Ruby gem.JPG
A ruby gemstone
General
Category Mineral
Chemical formula aluminium oxide with chromium, Al2O3
Identification
Color Red shades
Luster Vitreous
References [1]

Ruby is a type of precious stone. It is often associated with emerald, sapphire and topaz.[1] It is usually red, but can sometimes be other colors.[1] It is formed of aluminum and oxygen, Al2O3.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Ruby at Mindat". Mindat.org. http://www.mindat.org/min-3473.html. Retrieved 23 August 2013.