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Mineral Specimen No. 75105:
Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) for sale from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania.

This mineral specimen Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 75105:

Mineral Species: Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite).
Location of origin: Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania. (Type Locality for Tanzanite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Superb gem-grade transparent tanzanite crystal, the trichroic blue-violet gem variety of the mineral species zoisite, with lustrous crystal faces. The tanzanite crystal is clean with no dark inclusions. Shows good color change: front=violet, side=blue. One crystal edge has a small chip, but all crystal faces are clean and undamaged. Weight: 68 carats.
Overall size: 23x22x12.
Size of individual crystals: 23 mm
Price: $3500 net (plus shipping).

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

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) for sale from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) for sale from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) for sale from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) for sale from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Detail view of mineral Tanzanite Crystal (Tanzanite = blue gem variety of the mineral Zoisite) for sale from Merelani Hills, western slope of Lelatama Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania

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