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Mineral Specimen No. 78566:
Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet for sale from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania.

This mineral specimen Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 78566:

Mineral Species: Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet.
Location of origin: Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania.
Description: Lustrous transparent green tsavorite garnet crystal, the green gem variety of grossular garnet, with no matrix attached. Several crystal faces are incomplete. The green color of tsavorite garnet is caused by high chromium and vanadium content. Weight: 14.34 carats.
Overall size: 13x12x11 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 13 mm
Price: $85 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet for sale from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet for sale from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet for sale from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet for sale from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet for sale from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania

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Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet for sale from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania

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Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet for sale from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania

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