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mineral data

Mineral: zoisite
Gem: tanzanite
Size: xx
Carat: xx
Cut: emerald cut
Origin: Tanzania
General Info: First discovered in Tanzania in 1967, and named for the country of origin. It was first mind from the mountain at the foot of Kilimanjaro in northern Tanzania.
Additional Information
This is a better than average native cut stone with good but not outstanding color. Top quality tanzanites should be deep blue with purplish highlights. This is a nice blue stone but lacks the reddish-purple highlights of the best grades.