https://www.mineraliengrosshandel.com
https://www.edelsteine-neuburg.de
https://www.mineralbox.biz
https://www.mineral-bosse.de
'._('einklappen').'
 

Tanzanite (Tansanit)

Pictures (121 Images total)

Tanzanite
Views (File:
1479622686
): 4099, Rating: 9
Tanzanite
Perfect quality, tanzanite crystal, from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania; Size 21 x 13 x 9 mm
Copyright: pegmatite; Contribution: pegmatite
Collection: pegmatite
Location: Tansania/Manyara, Region/Simanjiro, Distrikt/Merelani (Mererani)
Mineral: Tanzanite
Image: 1479622686
Rating: 9 (votes: 4)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Tanzanite

Perfect quality, tanzanite crystal, from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania; Size 21 x 13 x 9 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2016-11-20
Locality: Merelani (Mererani) / Simanjiro, Distrikt / Manyara, Region / Tansania
Tansanit
Views (File:
1208328573
): 10137
Tansanit
Größe: 3,3 x 2 x 1,9 cm; Fundort: Merelani, Umba-Tal, Lelatema-Berge, Arusha, Tansania
Copyright: Rob Lavinsky; Contribution: Hg
Location: Tansania/Manyara, Region/Simanjiro, Distrikt/Merelani (Mererani)
Mineral: Tanzanite
Image: 1208328573
Rating: 8.67 (votes: 3)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Tansanit

Größe: 3,3 x 2 x 1,9 cm; Fundort: Merelani, Umba-Tal, Lelatema-Berge, Arusha, Tansania

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: Hg 2008-04-16
Locality: Merelani (Mererani) / Simanjiro, Distrikt / Manyara, Region / Tansania
Tanzanite
Views (File:
1320305453
): 2677
Tanzanite
Gem quality, with beautiful colour, tanzanite crystal, from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania; Size 20 x 10 x 7 mm
Copyright: pegmatite; Contribution: pegmatite
Collection: pegmatite
Location: Tansania/Manyara, Region/Simanjiro, Distrikt/Merelani (Mererani)
Mineral: Tanzanite
Image: 1320305453
Rating: 8.67 (votes: 3)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Tanzanite

Gem quality, with beautiful colour, tanzanite crystal, from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania; Size 20 x 10 x 7 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2011-11-03
Locality: Merelani (Mererani) / Simanjiro, Distrikt / Manyara, Region / Tansania
Tanzanite
Views (File:
1415480272
): 5829
Tanzanite
Perfect, Gem quality, tanzanite crystal, from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania; Size 23 x 11 x 15 mm
Copyright: pegmatite; Contribution: pegmatite
Collection: pegmatite
Location: Tansania/Manyara, Region/Simanjiro, Distrikt/Merelani (Mererani)
Mineral: Tanzanite
Image: 1415480272
Rating: 9 (votes: 3)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Tanzanite

Perfect, Gem quality, tanzanite crystal, from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania; Size 23 x 11 x 15 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2014-11-08
Locality: Merelani (Mererani) / Simanjiro, Distrikt / Manyara, Region / Tansania
Tansanit
Views (File:
1208328485
): 3951
Tansanit
Größe: 2,2 x 1,6 x 1 cm; Fundort: Merelani, Umba-Tal, Lelatema-Berge, Arusha, Tansania
Copyright: Rob Lavinsky; Contribution: Hg
Location: Tansania/Manyara, Region/Simanjiro, Distrikt/Merelani (Mererani)
Mineral: Tanzanite
Image: 1208328485
Rating: 8.5 (votes: 2)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Tansanit

Größe: 2,2 x 1,6 x 1 cm; Fundort: Merelani, Umba-Tal, Lelatema-Berge, Arusha, Tansania

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: Hg 2008-04-16
Locality: Merelani (Mererani) / Simanjiro, Distrikt / Manyara, Region / Tansania
Tanzanite
Views (File:
1415637552
): 3069
Tanzanite
Perfect, Gem quality, tanzanite crystal, from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania; Size 28 x 21 x 7 mm
Copyright: pegmatite; Contribution: pegmatite
Collection: pegmatite
Location: Tansania/Manyara, Region/Simanjiro, Distrikt/Merelani (Mererani)
Mineral: Tanzanite
Image: 1415637552
Rating: 8.5 (votes: 2)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Tanzanite

Perfect, Gem quality, tanzanite crystal, from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania; Size 28 x 21 x 7 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2014-11-10
Locality: Merelani (Mererani) / Simanjiro, Distrikt / Manyara, Region / Tansania

You find additional specimen at the Geolitho Museum

Collectors Summary

Color hellblau bis blauviolett
Crystal System orthorhombisch,

Chemism

Additional chem. information

blaue Edel- und Schmuckstein-Varietät von Zoisit.

Mineral status

Varietät

Variety / polytype of

Zoisite

Optical Properties

Color

hellblau bis blauviolett

Crystallography

Crystal System

orthorhombisch

References

Peter Bačík; Manfred Wildner; Jan Cempírek; Radek Škoda; Peter Cibula, Tomáš Vaculovič: The position of vanadium in the crystal structure of zoisite, variety tanzanite: Structural refinement, optical absorption spectroscopy and bond-valence calculations. Mineralogical Magazine Vol. 87, Nr. 4 (2023) S. 599-610. doi: 10.1180/mgm.2023.48

Other languages

Finnish

Tansaniitti

German

Tansanit

Swahili

Tanzanaiti

Dutch

Tanzaniet

Spanish

Tanzanita

Lithuanian

Tanzanitas

English

Tanzanite

Norwegian (Bokmål)

Tanzanitt

Hebrew

טנזניט

Japanese

タンザナイト

Alternative Name

German

Tanjeloffit

Spanish

Tanjeloffita

Tanjeloffite

Polish

Tanzanit

Swedish

Tanzanit

丹泉石

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) m8YR-tjPPUK0Wmqgat2gIw
GUID (Global unique identifier) FA11C69B-CFD8-423D-B45A-6AA06ADDA023
Database ID 4822