Space Age Crystal Growing Kit: Ruby
The color of a ruby helps determines its price on the market, and gemologists know that the mouth-watering reds are the result of chromium found in the gemstone's composition. With the Space Age Crystal Growing Kit, you'll make a laboratory version of this raspberry-colored crystal when you dissolve the packet of chemicals in hot water and pour into a clear vessel of your choice. Within hours, witness the twinkling of crystalline formation, and in a few days pull a multifaceted crystal from the solution. The instructions include how you can follow the scientific process, observing and documenting the formation of your crystals, and drawing thoughtful conclusions.