Tanzanite

Item Number: TAN-2020-133a

15.400

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Price:
15.400
Weight:
15,061 ct.
Color:
blau
Shape:
Cushion
Dimensions:
15,42 x 11,69 x 10,37
Purity:
smallest inclusions (B)
Origin:
Tanzania
Treatment:
undetectable
Certificate:
GLA50433
Item Number:
TAN-2020-133a

facts

properties of tanzanite

  • Belongs mineralogically to zoisite
  • Hardness grade 6,5-7
  • Chemical formula: Ca2Al3(SiO4)3OH
  • Includes the colors blue, violet and brown
  • By heating it develops its famous blue color
  • Density from 3,29 – 3,4

origin

worth knowing

  • Only place of discovery: Tanzania
  • Tanzania locality was discovered in 1967
  • Was mineralogically known as “Zoisite” for a long time
  • Became known worldwide through the movie “Titanic”

Tanzanite as an investment

  • Rare, strongly increasing in value
  • finds become less, because there is only 1 mining area
  • rather bigger stones are preferable
  • Larger stones have higher increase in value
  • stones with deep blue color are to be preferred


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