Ruby is a pink to blood red gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide)..
The mineral family of Corundum also contains Sapphire, there is a lot of debate as… to where the line between Pink sapphire and Ruby lies. Ultimately it comes down to personal interpretation..
The Ruby is a hard gem which is rated 9 on the mohs hardness scale, and is just below diamond, which is 10 and talc is 1..
A 16 carat Ruby that sold at Sotheby's in New York in October 1988 fetched a US$3,630,000. Rubies are one of the world's most expensive gems, but like all gems, quality determines price. (MORE)
Ruby is the 3rd generation Pokemon game which is affiliated with the Ground type legendary Pokemon Groudon. In the game you are fighting again criminal gang Team Magma while j…ourneying the world to collect all the gym badges and face the Elite 4 (MORE)
It is true that the Kaiser Chiefs sing the song, Ruby. On the other hand, Dion DiMucci, better known as Dion , recorded the hit song, Ruby Baby , in 1962, where the backg…round singers chant, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby. (MORE)
Basically a Mahaleo ruby or glass filled ruby is a low quality ruby. Often the ruby has so many fractures that it appears opaque and brown instead of red. These fractures are …then filled with lead glass. Because of the addition of lead glass the clarity and color are dramatically improved. Creating a valuable looking ruby that in its natural form could not even be cut. The Problem With Mahaleo Ruby Unfortunately there are disadvantages as well. The main one being that it is far more fragile than a real ruby. Taking care of a glass filled ruby is far harder because a simple household cleaning product can already damage it. Let alone a professional cleaning agent. (MORE)