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Triangle shaped shiny red things

I found this red triangle formation while exploring and I am unsure what it is. I don't want to touch it until I know; what is it?

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For Adventure, you could have tried interacting with them. Then you'd have gotten an answer pretty quickly =) (+1 anyway, though) –  Kevin May 2 at 1:08

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Those are Rubies. In addition to appearing in stone, gems can be found attached to the sides of other blocks, particularly in a Gemstone Cave. You can harvest them with your pickaxe directly, or by breaking all the blocks next to them.

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You can use them in many items, see terraria.gamepedia.com/Ruby –  mouseas May 1 at 20:01
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Don't forget to mark this as the selected answer, User. –  Mkalafut May 1 at 20:04
    
whoops ok i marked it –  user75653 May 2 at 20:50

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