Ruby celebration for Burma

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Ruby celebration for Burma

Rangoon - Burma will display the world's largest uncut ruby, discovered at a northern mine in March, at the Myanmar Gems Museum along with other spectacular and rare gems, a government official said.

The crimson red and flawless 21,450-carat ruby, measuring 7in long, 4.5in broad and 4in tall, was mined in Mogkok, said U Ohn Myint, the deputy director of the state-owned Myanmar Gems Enterprise. Reuter