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Ruby

Astrological Sign: Cancer, Sagittarius, Scorpio, Leo
Chakra: Heart, Root
Lore:  Ruby stimulates mental concentration and enthusiasm. Stone of the Sun in ancient European and East Indian cultures, it represents the life force, inner fire, love and passion.
Geology: Ruby is the name for red corundum. It is an aluminum oxide and can range from rose to a dark purplish red color from traces of chromium. It forms hexagonal, barrel-shaped crystals found in alluvial deposits. Ruby is heavy and is mined by panning.
Locality: Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, East Africa

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