Zoisite with Ruby

  Zoisite with ruby is also known as anyolite, is the natural combination of ruby and zoisite crystals in a single specimen. Zoisite, the same mineral as tanzanite, provides an earthy green colour while ruby lends pink and red highlights. Zoisite with ruby is usually shaped as cabochons or carved into decorative objects.
00000Zoisite with ruby was first discovered in 1954 in Tanzania. The name anyolite derives from the word for "green" in the native language of the Masai tribe.
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Group - Zoisite R.I. - 1.69 - 1.70 Hardness - 6.5 - 7
   
 

 

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