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can you facet corundum?

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can you facet corundum? i have visited some rock mine places where you sift thru the bucket and have sent off a few pieces. i have grinded a few i kept and doesn't look like it's possible they came back as gems. these were as most non experts would say just looks like rocks. thanks.
asked May 23 by nickitlm (120 points)

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Rubies and sapphires are corundum. It can be faceted.
answered Jun 1 by Weasel (52,150 points)