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Tanzanite from
B-Block Mine, Merelani Hills (Mererani), Lelatema Mts, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania

Mineral Species
Species:Zoisite var: Tanzanite
Habit:elongated prisms
Colour:blue, purple, pink, yellow, green or multi-colored
Quality of samples:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Wilson, W.E., Saul, J.M. Pardieu, V. & Hughes R.W. (2009): Famous Mineral Localities. The Merelani Tanzanite Mines, Lelatema Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania. Mineralogical Record, 40: 347-408.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Graphite1 photo of Tanzanite associated with Graphite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tanzanite data
Locality Data:Click here to view B-Block Mine, Merelani Hills (Mererani), Lelatema Mts, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania
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