Zoisite (Var: Tanzanite) : Ca2Al3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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Zoisite (Var: Tanzanite) : Ca2Al3(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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Dimensions: 4.2 cm x 2.6 cm x 0.9 cm

Superb, gemmy crystal from the pocket or zone that produced these green and blue striped crystals over the past year or so. The crystal is wide and thin showing a central blue stripe up the center of the mai face with green zones on either side. Viewed through the side it is a deep purple color with a red/purple up the C-axis. There is very minor chipping along the termination - do not be fooled by the many litle growth hillocks on the crystal faces near the termination which can give the impression of damage in the photos. This is a top notch crystal, amazingly gemmy and bright.4.2 x 2.6 x 0.9 cm.

This photo has been shown 2273 times
Photo added:13th Mar 2011
Dimensions:392x550px (0.22 megapixels)
Date/Time of Photo:25th Jan 2010 19:53:33
Software:Adobe Photoshop CS Windows
Exposure time:1/134s
Focal Length:6mm
Focal Length (35mm film equivalent):28mm
ISO speed:64
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