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I found this rock several days ago and think it looks like RUBY ! Could you please help me to recognize it ?

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    $\begingroup$ Please read this and update your question accordingly. $\endgroup$ – Jan Doggen Apr 10 '17 at 7:48
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Your rock appears to be a ruby (red colored corundum) in a granite / granite gneiss matrix. Because the red mineral appears to elongated and not spherical in outline is why I say it is corundum instead of being garnet (almandine, grossular).

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