Zoisite Var. Tanzanite
Thumbnail, 1.8 x 1.7 x 0.5 cm
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Here we have a highly unusual PINK tanzanite, which is the rarest natural color for this deposit, it seems. The crystal is a total gem! It is sharp, pristine, and complete all around. It is 11.9 carats in weight. Joe Budd Photos.