Zoisite (Var: Tanzanite)
Thumbnail, 2.3 x 0.8 x 0.7 cm
Merelani Hills (Mererani), Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania
This is a gorgeous crystal with all 3 colors of the natural trichroic crystal present and strongly showing down different axes of view; riveting glassy luster; incredible clarity and transparency; and a full-sized thumbnail at 16.57 carats. Ex. Marilyn Dodge Collection.