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- Trapiche ruby is a special variant of ruby, a type of corundum.
- It has a chemical composition of Al2O3, a hardness of 9, and a hexagonal crystal system.
- A trapiche is a gem with six-spoked growth features. They contain liquid, two-phase (a combination of liquid and gas), and solid fillings of magnesium-bearing calcite and dolomite.
- Trapiche rubies, as well as trapiche gems, are rare. They are only found in a few locations, mostly in Mogok, Myanmar.
- Rubies are usually refer to red or reddish gem quality corundum.
- The only exception to this rule is pink sapphire.
- They get their color from from chromium replacing aluminium.
- Rubies are found in metamorphic and igneous rocks.
- Rubies are one of the four precious gemstones (the other three being diamond, emerald, and sapphire). They have been prized by human society for thousands of years.
- It's the traditional birthstone for July and is used to celebrate fifteenth and fortieth wedding anniversaries.
- Ruby is a national gemstone of Myanmar and Thailand.
- The name trapiche is a Spanish term for a spoked wheel used to grind sugar cane. Ruby's name origin comes from Latin words “ruber” or “ruben” meaning red. In Sanskrit, ruby is called "ratnaraj", which translates as “king of precious stones”
- Metaphysically, ruby represents a multitude of different things. They mainly are gems of vitality, passion, fire, and life. It provides the wearer with protection, energy, alertness, focus, and a positive attitude. While it is said to be a stone of love, it is also used to help resist self-destructive patterns.