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Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = the blue gem variety of Zoisite) from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

 
Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = the blue gem variety of Zoisite) from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = the blue gem variety of Zoisite) from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = the blue gem variety of Zoisite) from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = the blue gem variety of Zoisite) from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = the blue gem variety of Zoisite) from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = the blue gem variety of Zoisite) from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 60311
Mineral:Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = the blue gem variety of Zoisite)
Locality:Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania (Type Locality for Tanzanite)
Description:Lustrous wedge-shaped blue-violet tanzanite crystal, the trichroic gem variety of the mineral zoisite, with transparent gemmy termination. The tanzanite crystal shows color change when viewed from front (blue-gray) and side (violet). Weight: 14.3 carats
Overall Size:20x15x8 mm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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