Rich, red ruby and green zoisite, with a splattering of black hornblende. This wonderful egg is from Tanzania, Africa.
Dimensions: 1.7″ tall x 1.23″ wide
Weight: 74.3 grams
Ruby-Zoisite (or ruby in zoisite), also called Anyolite, is a natural combination of opaque Ruby (a red variety of corundum (aluminum oxide)) and Zoisite (Calcium Aluminum Silicate hydroxide). Ruby-zoisite is usually speckled with black hornblende minerals. This unique, colorful, ornamental stone is found exclusively in Tanzania, Africa.