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Mineral Specimen No. 52923:
Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania.

This mineral specimen of Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 52923:

Minerals Species: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite).
Location of mineral deposit: Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania. (Type Locality for Tanzanite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Superb large (and thick) tanzanite crystal, the trichroic gem variety of the mineral zoisite, exhibiting excellent color change showing deep blue from the front and deep violet from the side. Upper half is FLAWLESS and could cut a 15x12 mm oval gemstone. This tanzanite crystal is mounted on a display base that has an LED bulb that illuminates the crystal from the rear. If the purchaser does not want the illuminated base, I will remove the tanzanite crystal from the base. No damage. Weight: 156 carats.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 40x19x19 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 40 mm
Price: $7500 net (plus shipping).

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Mineral Specimens: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Mineral Specimens: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Mineral Specimens: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Mineral Specimens: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Mineral Specimens: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Mineral Specimens: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Mineral Specimens: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Mineral Specimens: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Mineral Specimens: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Mineral Specimens: Tanzanite Crystal (gem variety of Zoisite) from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

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