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Talking Nice random pic!

I was playing around with 5mW 650nm laser pointer and got this nice pic! It looks like a glow in the dark ruby!



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Sweet looking Ruby there... Post a picture of it in bright white light.. I'm kind of a rock hound (geologist)
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I kind of want to see that ruby too! What did it cost?
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Gentlemen, emphasis on the phrase "looks like a."

Regular quartz is my guess.
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^Good going. Now you've crushed my hopes and expectations.
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Really nice pictures, I want to see what it looks like in white light too now.
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Probably right, just some regular run of the mill quartz , would be a pretty big ruby... wrong crystal structure and cleavage anyways, should of looked twice haha

the guy is from south Africa, i've seen some pretty exotic minerals come from that part of the world..
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I bought one of these not too long ago from this site as a gift for my geologist fiance. Although they are man-made double terminated, not naturally double terminated quartz. She was thankful for the gift, but did enlighten me of this fact.
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Just let me know if anyone wants a similar crystal... I got a bunch and the importer, a pal, is getting more at good deals all along. (these are about $5 per inch of length, and I chose w/ a green laser so, I see which light up nice.) -Glenn
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Hi, thanks for all the replies! Now that you know it's not a real ruby, would you still like to see in a bright white light? If you want to I can do it this afternoon...
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