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Our Ruby in Zoisite Zoisite spheres are 100% natural color with no treatments of any kind!
See also our page displaying genuine ruby in zoisite jewelry, including ruby in zoisite necklaces, pendants and bracelets.
Lapidary grade ruby in zoisite is mined only at the Tanzanian zoisite deposits located near the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. This is the only commercial source for ruby in zoisite rough of jewelry and carving grade, and it has been mined there for the last 65 years. Ruby in zoisite is also called anyolite, which is a rock composed of green zoisite matrix with translucent ruby and occasional black hornblende.
To view additional Ruby in Zoisite products in our store, simply select any image shown below. To see photos of another mineral variety, see our Mineral Inventory & Factsheet Index.
Tanzanite is a trichroic gem variety of the mineral zoisite.
We have in stock genuine tanzanite necklaces, tanzanite rings, tanzanite bracelets & tanzanite pendants.
Genuine tanzanite jewelry items (tanzanite rings, necklaces, pendants...) are very popular as December birthstone jewelry gifts!
Follow any linked tanzanite jewelry image below to see a selection of our superior quality jewelry in solid 14k & 18k gold, and in fine 925 sterling silver.
See also our pages displaying genuine Tanzanite Gemstones and our genuine tanzanite mineral specimens.
Each one of our tanzanites is a genuine tanzanite that was mined at Merelani, Tanzania. Here at mineralminers.com, we do not have any lab-created tanzanites! Natural tanzanite gemstones are usually heated to deepen their beautiful blue-violet colors. We have genuine tanzanite jewelry items available with faceted tanzanite gemstones set in both 14k gold and in 18k gold. We have a large selection of tanzanite gem sizes and shapes available in beautiful tanzanite jewelry designs in 14k & 18k gold. We also have sterling silver tanzanite jewelry designs set with rough pieces and crystals of genuine tanzanite!
Tanzanite is trichroic, with different colors along each of its three crystallographic directions. We have some unusual genuine tanzanite gems & tanzanite jewelry items showing blue, violet, and green trichroism in the same gem!
For more information about natural tanzanite and its history, physical properties, chemistry, occurance, and metaphysical uses be sure to see our tanzanite information page.
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