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Other Names for Tsavorite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:沙弗莱石

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Tsavorite

Reference List:
GIA Gem Reference Guide 1995.

Internet Links for Tsavorite

Specimens:
The following Tsavorite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.

Localities for Tsavorite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Kenya
 
  • Coast Province
    • Taita Taveta District
        • Tsavo National Park
J. Feneyrol, G. Giuliani, D. Ohnenstetter, A.E. Fallick, J.E. Martelat, P. Monié, J. Dubessy, C. Rollion-Bard, E. Le Goff, E. Malisa, A.F.M. Rakotondrazafy, V. Pardieu, T. Kahn, D. Ichang'i, E. Venance, N.R. Voarintsoa, M.M. Ranatsenho, C. Simonet, E. Omito, C. Nyamai, M. Saul, New aspects and perspectives on tsavorite deposits, Ore Geology Reviews, Available online 9 February 2013, ISSN 0169-1368, 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2013.01.016.
  • Rift Valley Province
    • Turkana District
      • Lodwar
http://www.cigem.ca/353.html
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Vakinankaratra Region
      • Betafo District
        • Andrembesoa Commune
          • Ampanivana area
Adamo, I., Diella, V. & Pezzotta, F. (2012): Tsavorite and other Grossulars from Itrafo, Madagascar. Gems & Gemology. 48, 178-187
  • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
    • Southwestern Region
      • Ampanihy District
        • Gogogogo Commune
Isatelle, F. (2009): Behara Mining Area (Gogogogo village), 20th of October. Tsavorites and Vanadium Garnets. Field Trip Madagascar Report(Oct/Nov 2009)
Isatelle, F. (2009): Behara Mining Area (Gogogogo village), 20th of October. Tsavorites and Vanadium Garnets. Field Trip Madagascar Report(Oct/Nov 2009)
Isatelle, F. (2009): Behara Mining Area (Gogogogo village), 20th of October. Tsavorites and Vanadium Garnets. Field Trip Madagascar Report(Oct/Nov 2009)
Isatelle, F. (2009): Behara Mining Area (Gogogogo village), 20th of October. Tsavorites and Vanadium Garnets. Field Trip Madagascar Report(Oct/Nov 2009)
Adamo, I., Diella, V. & Pezzotta, F. (2012): Tsavorite and other Grossulars from Itrafo, Madagascar. Gems & Gemology. 48, 178-187
Tanzania
 
  • Manyara Region
    • Simanjiro District
      • Lelatema Mts
[MinRec 31:63]
Van King
Feneyrol J., Gaston,G., Ohnenstetter D., Le Goff E., Malisa, E. P.J., Saul, M. Saul, E. Saul, J. & Pardieu, V. (2010): Lithostratigraphic and structural controls of ‘tsavorite’ deposits at Lemshuku, Merelani area, Tanzania. Comptes Rendus Geoscience. 342 (10), 778-785.
Feneyrol J., Ohnenstetter D., Gaston,G., Fallick A. E., Rollion-Bard C., Robert J. L., and Malisa E. P. (20): Evidence of evaporites in the genesis of the vanadian grossular "tsavorite" deposit in Namalulu, Tanzania. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 745-769
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