What color is tanzanite?

Answer The primary color of tanzanite is blue with hints of lavender. Tanzanite is a color-change stone that can display shades of blue, purple or brownish yellow from different angles. Some sellers heat ... Read More »

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What is the meaning of the color tanzanite crystal?

The tanzanite stone is sought after not only for its rich purple-blue color, but for its meaning. The tanzanite stone was first discovered in 1967 by a Massai tribesman near Mt. Kilimanjaro. Since ... Read More »

What Is a Tanzanite Gem?

Tanzanite is a rare blue gemstone that is found in East Africa. describes it as the crystalline form of the mineral zoisite and explains that zoisite forms in the presence of vanadiu... Read More »

What Is Natural Tanzanite?

Natural tanzanite (Ca2Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)O(OH)), or hydrous calcium aluminum silica, is a characteristic purple/blue type of the mineral zoisite. It is renowned for its trichroic (three-colored) prope... Read More »

What is white tanzanite?

White tanzanite is a rare gemstone found only in Tanzania. It varies in color from almost clear to light blue and is noted for its strong trichroism, appearing sapphire, violet or burgundy dependin... Read More »