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Ruby in Zoisite Rough, 2.2 pounds

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Item: zoisite-rough-101
Natural ruby in zoisite rough weighing 2.2 pounds
Ruby Zoisite Specimen Dimensions: 4.3" x 3.7" x 2"
Found at Longido, Tanzania
Price: $88.50
This specimen of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough was mined in Tanzania. The rubies have very rich red color, and the zoisite is a beautiful light green. The photo at left was photographed wet under reflected sunlight to show the true colors. This ruby in zoisite rough makes a nice mineral specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as superior grade lapidary rough. Ther are also a few rubies exposed on its backside. See also a back view photo of this natural specimen of ruby in zoisite.

Ruby in Zoisite Rough, 3.9 pounds


Item: zoisite-rough-103
Natural ruby in zoisite rough weighing 3.9 pounds
Ruby Zoisite Specimen Dimensions: 5.8" x 4.4" x 3.2"
Found at Longido, Tanzania
Price: $162.50
This specimen of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough was mined in Tanzania. There is a ruby crystal measuring 1.5 inches long exposed on the upper surface as shown. The photo at left was photographed wet under reflected sunlight to show the true colors. This ruby in zoisite rough makes a nice mineral specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as superior grade lapidary rough. There are more ruby crystals exposed on its backside. See also a back view photo of this natural specimen of ruby in zoisite.

Ruby in Zoisite Rough Decorator Specimen, 5.3 Lbs


Item: zoisite-rough-104
Natural ruby in zoisite rough weighing 5.3 pounds
Ruby Zoisite Specimen Dimensions: 7" x 5.2" x 3.1"
Found at Longido, Tanzania
Price: $214.50
This specimen of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough was mined in Tanzania. There are several ruby crystals exposed on the fresh break of the upper surface as shown. The photo at left was photographed wet under reflected sunlight to show the true colors. This ruby in zoisite rough makes a nice mineral specimen just as it is, although it could also be used as superior grade lapidary rough. See also a back view photo of this natural specimen of ruby in zoisite.

Large Ruby in Zoisite Carved Bowl


Item: rbym297
Genuine ruby in zoisite carving weighs 0.8 Lbs
Ruby in Zoisite Carved Bowl dimesions: 7.5" long x 6.1" wide x 1.2"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $192.25
This shallow dish was handcarved from a single block of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough that was mined in Tanzania. The rubies have rich purplish-red natural color under incandescent light.

Ruby in Zoisite Chameleon Carving


Item: rbyh101
Handcarved natural ruby in zoisite carving weighing 1.3 Lbs.
Ruby in Zoisite Carving Dimensions: 4" x 3.5" x 2.2"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $214.95
This detailed chameleon sculpture was handcarved from a single block of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough that was mined in Tanzania. See a full view photo of this natural color ruby in zoisite chameleon carving. The rubies have rich purplish-red color under incandescent light. See also a back view photo of this ruby in zoisite carving.

7 inch Ruby in Zoisite Carved Horse


Item: rbyh102
Handcarved ruby in zoisite carving weighing 1.9 Lbs.
Ruby in Zoisite Carving Dimensions: 7" long x 6.4" tall x 1.3" deep
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $284.25
This sculpture of a horse was handcarved from a single block of natural color ruby in green zoisite rough that was mined in Tanzania. The rubies have purplish-red color under incandescent light. See also a view of the opposite side of this natural ruby in zoisite horse carving.
 

Our Ruby in Zoisite Zoisite rough specimens are all natural color with no treatments of any kind.

Red corundum has been popularly known as ruby for thousands of years. See our genuine ruby rings, ruby necklaces and ruby earrings. See also our page displaying all of our genuine ruby jewelry designs.

See our pages displaying Genuine Zoisite Jewelry (tanzanite jewelry), including our genuine tanzanite earrings and tanzanite necklaces.

Ruby in zoisite is mined at the Tanzanian deposits located near the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. This is the only commercial source for ruby in zoisite rough, and it has been mined there for the last 60 years. Ruby in zoisite is also called anyolite, which is a rock composed of green zoisite matrix with translucent ruby and occasional black hornblende.

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