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Corundum var. Ruby, elestial: Corundum is best known for its gem varieties, Ruby and Sapphire. Ruby and Sapphire are scientifically the same mineral but just different colors. Corundum is a very hard, tough, and stable mineral. For all practical purposes, it is the hardest mineral after Diamond, making it the second hardest mineral. It is also unaffected by acids and most environments.
Corundum var. Ruby ♥ Integrity ♥ Devotion ♥ Happiness ♥ Healing ♥ Courage ♥ Passion ♥ Enthusiasm ♥ Generosity ♥ Inspiration ♥ Prosperity ♥ High Energy ♥ Power and Leadership Ruby is a red gemstone variety of Corundum. Ruby is a 40th Anniversary gemstone. Chakras - Base Chakra, Heart Chakra Birthstone - July Zodiac - Aries, Cancer, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius Planet - Sun Typical colours - Pinkish-red to red Ruby encourages passion and a zest for life. It improves motivation and...
Corundum var. Ruby in Zoisite Locality: Longido, Arusha, Tanzania Description: Superb hexagonal ruby crystal, the red-pink gem variety of the mineral species corundum, in green zoisite matrix. The ruby crystal has exceptionally rich color and runs completely through the matrix. From the Online Mineral Museum