Where is tanzanite found?

Answer Tanzanite is highly desirable for its beautiful blue hues and relative rarity. This gemstone is only found in one part of the world--the Usumburu mountains (or Merelani Hills) of Tanzania, which is... Read More »

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What biblical allusions are found in where are you going where have you been?

The quotation is from Genesis 16:8. God encounters Hagar in the wilderness, where she had feld from fear of Sarai, and he asks her, "Where have you come from and where are you going?"

Where is the only place in deserts where water is found?

Water in the desert is found in two places: deep underground in aquifers and in riverbeds. Riverbeds may be small and ephemeral--washes or arroyos that fill only after rains. Or they may be more... 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 »

How to Clean Tanzanite?

Tanzanite is a gemstone that is blue with hints of purple. The gemstone was first discovered in 1967 in the Meralani Hills of Northern Tanzania, which is how it got its name. Africa is the only co... Read More »