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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)

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. 48220
Mineral:Zoisite var. Tanzanite
Locality:Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)
Description:Wedge-shaped transparent tanzanite crystal, the trichroic gem variety of the mineral species zoisite, with lustrous crystal faces and no matrix. The tanzanite crystal shows blue color from the broad front face, and violet color from the narrow side.
Overall Size:19x9x5 mm
Crystals:19 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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