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Mineral Specimen No. 75289:
Tanzanite (= the blue gem variety of Zoisite) for sale from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania.

This mineral specimen of Tanzanite (= the blue 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 for sale No. 75289:

Mineral Species: Tanzanite (= the blue 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: Large lustrous transparent tanzanite crystal, the trichroic blue-violet gem variety of zoisite, with transparent gemmy termination and distinct darker blue zone through the middle. The tanzanite crystal shows strong color change: front=blue, side=violet. No damage. Collected ca. 2010. Weight: 80 carats.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 40x16x10 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 40 mm
Price: $3995 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Tanzanite (= the blue gem variety of Zoisite) for sale from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite (= the blue gem variety of Zoisite) for sale from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite (= the blue gem variety of Zoisite) for sale from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite (= the blue gem variety of Zoisite) for sale from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite (= the blue gem variety of Zoisite) for sale from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite (= the blue gem variety of Zoisite) for sale from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite (= the blue gem variety of Zoisite) for sale from Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

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