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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 51716
Mineral:Zoisite var. Tanzanite
Locality:Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)
Description:Superb large tanzanite crystal, the trichroic blue-violet gem variety of the mineral species zoisite, exhibiting excellent color change showing deep blue color when viewed from the side and deep violet color when viewed from the front. Weight: 29.5 grams
Overall Size:44x20x16 mm
Crystals:44 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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