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Small Tanzanite Crystal, 3.12 carats


Item: tanm199
Genuine Tanzanite Crystal weighs 3.12 carats
Tanzanite Crystal Dimensions: 0.4" long x 0.3"x 0.2"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $62.40
This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is semi-transparent to transparent. The prismatic faces and the terminations are in mostly good conditon with some abraded areas, and they have vitreous luster. This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was carefully heated and it has strong purplish color in one direction with strong blue color perpendicular to the purple. See also a view of this tanzanite crystal lying down on its side.
 

Zoisite Crystal Specimen, 31.28 carats


Item: tanm141
This natural zoisite crystal weighs 31.28 carats
40mm x 15mm x 7.7mm
Mined in Afghanistan
Price: $257.60
This natural color (Zoisite) crystal was stated by our supplier to have been mined in the Nangarhar Provence of Afghanistan. It actually is two crystals that are inter-grown and they are also doubly terminated. They grade from semi transparent at the base to completely transparent gem-grade at their teminations. Its prismatic faces and the terminations have vitreous luster, are in very good condition. This natural color tanzanite crystal has weak dichroism with a very light greenish blue gray color in one direction and a light pinkish gray when viewed from the front as shown in the photo at left which was taken under a mixture of incandescent and flourescent light. See a back-view photo of this zoisite crystal. The crystal morphology of this specimen is very nice as well.
 

Tanzanite Crystal, 4.26 carats


Item: tanm191
4.26 carats
14.7mm long x6.0mm x 5.2mm
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $85.20
This small size natural tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is an unheated lightly included tanzanite crystal. This unheated tanzanite crystal would be considered cuttable with a good sized clean area. It is a single crystal with mostly nice faces and terminations. This specimen is heat treatable but has a unique bi-color look as is, with a slightly blueish base and transparent greenish yellow termination. See also another view of this unheated tanzanite crystal.
 

Tanzanite Crystal, 8.45 carats


Item: tanm193
3.98 carats
16.0mm long x10..0mm x 7.0mm
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $101.40
This natural tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. This unheated, lightly included tanzanite crystal would be considered cuttable, with a good sized clean area. The intergrown side by side crystals are somewhat striated but the terminations are in good condition. This specimen is heat treatable. It has a pale brownish greenish yellow look as is. See a side-view of this unheated tanzanite crystal. See also another view of this natural color tanzanite crystal.
 

Gem-Grade Tanzanite Crystal, 15.5 carats


Item: tanm200
Genuine Tanzanite Crystal weighs 15.5 carats
Tanzanite Crystal Dimensions: 0.7" long x 0.4"x 0.3"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $232.50
This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. It is semi-transparent to transparent. The prismatic faces and the terminations are in mostly good conditon with some abraded areas, and they have vitreous luster. This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal has a gem grade area at its tip that would yield a one carat faceted gemstone. See also a view showing this gem grade tanzanite crystal lying on its side.
 

Tanzanite Crystal, 60.5 carats


Item: tanm201
Genuine Tanzanite Crystal weighs 60.5 carats
Tanzanite Crystal Dimensions: 1.4" long x 0.7"x 0.5"
Mined in Tanzania
Price: $544.50
This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal was mined in the Merelani Hills of Tanzania. See also a full view of this tanzanite crystal. It is semi-transparent to transparent. See a back view photo of this tanzanite crystal. The terminations are in very good conditon overall, and they have vitreous luster. This naturally terminated tanzanite crystal has some small gem grade areas at its tip. It was carefully heated and has a very rich purple color in one direction and rich blue color perpendicular to the purple. See another view showing the amazing color of this genuine tanzanite crystal.
 


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