Zoisite v. Tanzanite, Calcite

Zoisite v. Tanzanite, Calcite

Regular price $7,600.00
SKU:10556
Locality: Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania
Dimensions: 5.5 x 5.0 x 2.5 cm

A rare matrix example of Tanzanite, with a vivid rich blue crystal partially embedded in white calcite. An unusual and interesting specimen from noted German collector Gerhard Wagner. The tanzanite has great color and rich, facet-quality translucency indicative of the most valuable gem rough material. Some incomplete faces as seen.

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