Ca2Al3(SiO4)3(OH) and Al₂O₃ - Mohs Hardness: 6-7 and 9. Anyolite, also known as "ruby in zoisite," is a rock composed of zoisite, with red corundum crystals (ruby) and often accented by black crystals of the hornblende, tschermakite. It is a rock that attracts attention and is cut into attractive cabochons and used to produce small sculptures.
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Cape Province, South Africa
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environmental sciences; virtual exhibitions
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