AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Tanzania > Zoisite, var. Tanzanite Crystal

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 58818
Mineral:Zoisite, var. Tanzanite Crystal
Locality:Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)
Description:A first-find alluvial transparent tanzanite crystal, the trichroic gem variety of the mineral zoisite, exhibiting excellent color change showing violet from the front and blue from the side. Internally has large clean areas that would produce 4-5 mm gems Weight: 20.2 carats
Overall Size:16x12x10 mm
Crystals:16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Africa > Tanzanite Crystals

 

  Buy Zoisite, var. Tanzanite Crystal at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Tanzanite Crystals

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;