AUSSIE RUBY SPECIMEN
An Aussie Ruby Specimen to add to your collection. Hard to come by, rare to be honest. This one is from the private collection showing great colour in matrix. Treat yourself or someone special with a genuine real Ruby. One sure way to tell a real Ruby is a rough crystal or specimen in matrix such as this one. This specimen is mounted on a perspex pad for enhanced display.
Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia.
6.3cm x 5.4cm x 4.8cm, 222g.
Ruby is the red variety of corundum, the second hardest natural mineral known to mankind. The non-red variety of corundum is Sapphire Sapphires are well known among the general public as being blue, but can be nearly any color. The red color in ruby is caused by trace amounts of the element chromium. The best shade of red for ruby is often given the name “pigeon blood red”, but ruby can be any shade of red up to almost pink.
RUBY, the Stone of Nobility, gathers & amplifies energy while promoting mental concentration. Stimulates the heart chakra and assists on in the attainment of their ultimate values. Produces an intense energy, a protection stone and used to treat fever and blood disorders.