Myanmar, where mining started near the end of the 16th century, has several unique ruby deposits. Burmese rubies are considered as the best in the world and have established the quality standard for this gem.
Ref: E.Ya. Kievlenko, Geology of gems, 2003, p. 56
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Gemstones from Myanmar by Colour
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