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Zoisite from
Mundarara Mine, Longido District, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Zoisite
Formula:Ca2Al3[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Colour:green
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Gübelin, E. and Wolgensinger, M. (1976) Edelstenen. Uitgeverij Artis, Brussel (in Dutch).;
Simonet, Cedric (2000) Geology of Sapphire and Ruby Deposits -The example of the John Saul Ruby Mine, Mangare area, Southern Kenya. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Nantes.;
Hintze, J. (2010) Safari ndjema - Afrikanisches Tagebuch (II): Rubin in Zoisit - ein Klassiker aus Longido in Tansania. Lapis, 35(12), 15-19 (in German).
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Ruby33 photos of Zoisite associated with Ruby at this locality.
Pargasite29 photos of Zoisite associated with Pargasite at this locality.
Spinel4 photos of Zoisite associated with Spinel at this locality.
Tschermakite2 photos of Zoisite associated with Tschermakite at this locality.
Corundum1 photo of Zoisite associated with Corundum at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Zoisite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mundarara Mine, Longido District, Arusha Region, Tanzania
Photo GalleryView Gallery (9 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Zoisite
28.8km (17.9 miles) Ruby occurrence, Muriatata hills, Longido District, Arusha Region, Tanzania
 
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