Corundum Var. Ruby in Zoisite from Tanzania, Africa

SKU: HRZ14054

Dimension: 6cm x 4cm x 3.5cm

Weight: 140g

Locality: Mundarara Mine, Longido, Arusha,Tanzania, Africa


Pinkish-red ruby crystals in green zoisite matrix from the well-known locality in Tanzania, Africa.  It is also known as Anyolite or Ruby-Zoisite.  This specimen is composed of an intergrowth of green chrome-rich zoisite, black hornblende (tschermakite) and pinkish-red colored ruby.  It is very glittering in person although its sparkles cannot be captured on photos.

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