Ruby Gemstone in Tanzania

We at Yoeni Mining are the most recognized gemstone dealers located in the Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The mineral exploration in Africa is known worldwide and one place which is increasingly gaining popularity for its rich mineral potential is Tanzania. At Yoeni Mining we incorporate the use of modern techniques in the process of mineral exploration. These advanced technique aide in meeting the targets and eventually increases the demand for gemstones all over the globe. Moreover the rich mineral sector of Tanzania is one of the major contributors in the national and economic growth.

Variety of Gemstones at Yoeni Mining –

We at Yoeni Mining sell wholesale and retail cut and rough various varieties of semi-precious and precious gemstones mined from East Africa. We specialize in gemstones like:

  1. Tanzanite
  2. Green Garnets
  3. Emeralds
  4. Spinels
  5. Sapphire
  6. Alexandrite
  7. Tsavorites
  8. Aquamarines
  9. Tourmalines
  10. Amethyst
  11. Red Zircons and
  12. Ruby gemstone in Tanzania.

Amongst these gemstones variants the much in demand gemstone in mineral and gems industries is the Ruby gemstone. The deep red crimson to pink and purple color tones of the ruby is very captivating.

Ruby Gemstone Meaning-

RUBY- This name was derived from a Latin word called “Rubeus” which means red. A high quality and naturally sourced ruby is considered one of the most magnificent gems amongst the precious gemstones including diamonds. The brilliance of shine, hardness, the rare availability and the value rates its second most precious gem in the precious gemstone’s category.

Ruby is even referred to as the transparent red corundum. The colors in gemstones are formed by small amounts of impurity like metallic oxides and the color even dependent upon the place they are sourced from. In rubies the

brilliant, vivid red or pink color tones are caused by chronic oxide. These elements of the ruby make it the most preferred choice of gemstone in jewelry and other accessories.

There are a few more technical details on which the evaluation of rubies is performed. Some of the aspects are hardness, refractive index, specific gravity, birefringence and crystalline system.

Technical Data

Chemical Composition and Name Al2O3 – Aluminium Oxide
Hardness 9
Refractive Index 1.759 – 1.767 to 1.770 – 1.779
Specific Gravity 3.96 – 4.01
Birefringence 0.009
Crystalline System Trigonal