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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. 51837
Mineral:Zoisite var. Tanzanite
Locality:Karo Mine, Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)
Description:Large wedge-shaped transparent tanzanite crystal, the trichroic blue-violet variety of the mineral zoisite, with lustrous crystal faces. The tanzanite is clean throughout with deep color and no dark inclusions or matrix. Weight: 14.6 grams
Overall Size:26x25x13 mm
Crystals:26 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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