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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 '14 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
    – Martin
    May 1 '14 at 20:01
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    Don't forget to mark this as the selected answer, User.
    – Mkalafut
    May 1 '14 at 20:04
  • whoops ok i marked it
    – Jon4883
    May 2 '14 at 20:50
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those are rubies that you can collect with any pickaxe you can make a ruby staff that does 21 magic damage ; you can improve your mana by collecting falling stars that fall from the sky at night and you can make mana crystals

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  • This was already answered 3 years ago... and I don't know how the falling stars relates?
    – Mage Xy
    Aug 28 '17 at 4:47

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