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Zoisite var. Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

 
Zoisite var. Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 25628
Mineral:Zoisite var. Tanzanite
Locality:Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)
Description:Large, rectangular of tanzanite with no matrix attached. The crystal is terminated and translucent throughout. Shows excellent color change when viewed from front and side - blue to violet-gray. Some surfaces incomplete.
Overall Size:25x25x13 mm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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