The box held a beautiful diamond ring encircled with deep, ruby baguettes.
At Ruby Hill near Bingara they were found in a breccia filling a volcanic pipe.
The spark of fire in the rough ruby was enough to draw Xander from his musings.
The smoke funneled into the red ruby, disappearing into its depths.
She entered the dark, sensual bedroom once again and accepted the necklace with the rough, round red ruby at its center.
Or with crowns were familiar in old superstition, and the serpent with a ruby in its mouth was a favourite lovetoken.
We watched as a Rufus Hummingbird fought off a Ruby Throated for territory.
Her eyes went to the ruby at his chest.
Yes, she'd taken off the ruby, but it was for a damned good cause.
The works by his hand are remarkable for their ruby tint, with a beautiful metallic lustre; but only one small tazza remains in Gubbio itself.
Glass containing gold behaves in almost precisely the same way, but the ruby glass is less crimson than copper ruby glass.
South of Bozeman; the Cinnabar field in south Park county; the Great Falls field in Cascade county; and the West Gallatin, the Toston and the Ruby valley fields.
The ruby glowed faintly, as if there was a light at its center.
Side-by-side, they didn't look much alike: his was a deep, rich ruby hue with a faint glow.
It wasn't his ruby at her neck.
Other precious stones, including the sapphire, emerald, oriental emerald, ruby, opal, amethyst, garnet, chrysolite, topaz, cairngorm, onyx, zircon, &c., have been found in the gold and tin bearing drifts and river gravels in numerous localities throughout the states.
Oriental amethysts also have been found in that state, and the ruby has been found in Queensland, as well as in New South Wales.
The Burmese amber is yellow or reddish, some being of ruby tint, and like the Sicilian amber it is fluorescent.
On its eastern slope the waters soon disappear within the bed of narrow canyons, but break out again at the foot in icecold springs that form the source of the Ruby and Franklin lakes; on its western side the descent is more gentle, and the waters form the South Fork of the Humboldt river.
Bulldog, bulldog (miniature), mastiff, Great Dane, Newfoundland (black, white and black, or other than black), St Bernard (rough and smooth), Old English sheepdog, collie (rough and smooth), Dalmatian, poodle, bull terrier, white English terrier, black and tan terrier, toy spaniel (King Charles or black and tan, Blenheim, ruby or red and tricolour), Japanese, Pekingese, Yorkshire terrier, Maltese, Italian greyhound, chowchow, black and tan terrier (miniature), Pomeranian, pug (fawn and black), Schipperke, Griffon Bruxellois, foreign dogs (bouledogues frangais, elk-hounds, Eskimos, Lhasa terriers, Samoyedes and any other varieties not mentioned under this heading).
The principal mining districts are those of Hazaribagh in Bengal and Nellore in Madras; in the former district the mica has usually a ruby tint, whilst in the latter it is more often greenish.
The Arabian geographers of the 10th century speak of its mines of ruby and lapis lazuli, and give notices of the flourishing commerce and large towns of Waksh and Khotl, regions which appear to have in part corresponded with Badakshan.
The haematoidin pigment may vary in colour from yellowish or orange-red to a ruby-red, and forms granular masses, rhombic prisms or acicular crystals.
First, there is the highland tract including the hilly country at the sources of the Chindwin and the upper waters of the Irrawaddy, the Upper Chindwin, Katha, Bhamo, Myitkyina and Ruby Mines districts, with the Kachin hills and a great part of the Northern Shan states.
There are several peaks in the Ruby Mines district which rise beyond 7000 ft.
In the hilly district of Mogok (Ruby Mines) the December mean minimum is 36.8° and the mean maximum 79°.
The famous ruby mines of Upper Burma are in metamorphic rock, while the jadeite of the Bhamo neighbourhood is associated with the Tertiary intrusions of serpentine-like rock already noticed.'
The most important ruby-bearing area is the Mogok stone tract, in the hills aboul 60 m.
The right to mine for rubies by European methods and to levy royalties from persons working by native methods was leased to the Burma Ruby Mines Company, Limited, in 1889, and the lease was renewed in 1896 for 14 years at a rent of Rs.3,15,000 a year plus a share of the profits.
Tourmaline or rubellite is found on the borders of the Ruby Mines district and in the Shan State of Mong Long.
If oxide of copper is added to a glass mixture containing a strong reducing agent, a glass is produced which when first taken from the crucible is colourless but on being reheated develops a deep crimson - ruby colour.
Cuprous fluoride, CuF, is a ruby-red crystalline mass, formed by heating cuprous chloride in an atmosphere of hydrofluoric acid at I g oo°-1200° C. It is soluble in boiling hydrochloric acid, but it is not reprecipitated by water, as is the case with cuprous chloride.
Putting aside salt, which has been already treated, the chief mining resources of India at the present day are the coal mines, the gold mines, the petroleum oil-fields, the ruby mines, manganese deposits, mica mines in Bengal, and the tin ores and jade of Burma.
The former are worked by the Ruby Mines Company or by licensed native miners under the)(Iv.
Transparent blende of a red or reddish-brown colour, such as that found near Holywell in Flintshire, is known as "ruby-blende" or "ruby-zinc."
African locality must be mentioned.; considerable finds were reported in 1905 and 1906 from gravels at Somabula near Gwelo in Rhodesia where the diamond is associated with chrysoberyl, corundum (both sapphire and ruby), topaz, garnet, ilmenite, staurolite, rutile, with pebbles of quartz, granite, vIII.
The principal localities are at Missouri Bar, Ruby Bar and other places near Helena, where they were first worked, and also at Yogo Gulch, near Utica.
It is essentially the same mineral as ruby, from which it differs chiefly in colour.
On exposure to a high temperature, the sapphire usually loses colour, but, unlike ruby, it does not regain it on cooling.
According to lapidaries the hardness of sapphire slightly exceeds that of ruby, and it is also rather denser.
The smallest of the birds, the ruby throat humming-bird, is found everywhere, even up to timber line in the mountains.
Ruby formation 2500 ft.