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Synthetic Ruby

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Synthetic Ruby

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Locality: 
Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Artefact
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.3 × 1.3 cm
Description

A set of a synthetic ruby boule and a faceted synthetic ruby. Both were produced through Verneuil's flame fusion process.

1.) synthetic ruby boule: 2.0 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm

2.) faceted synthetic ruby: 1.0 x 0.7 x 0.4 cm

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ruby

Variety Of: 

Corundum

Formula: 
Al2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Hardness: 
9.0
Formula: 
Al2O3
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
9.0
Colour: 
Red
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