Tanzanian Gem Crystals



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T885 - Diamond $ 150 SOLD
Mwadui Mine, Shinyanga Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 0.4 x 0.4 x 0.4 cm


Diamond from Mwadui Mine, Shinyanga Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t885a.jpg] Diamond from Mwadui Mine, Shinyanga Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t885b.jpg] Diamond from Mwadui Mine, Shinyanga Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t885c.jpg]

Gem quality complete octahedron with good luster.


T886 - Diamond $ 150 SOLD
Mwadui Mine, Shinyanga Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.3 cm


Diamond from Mwadui Mine, Shinyanga Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t886a.jpg] Diamond from Mwadui Mine, Shinyanga Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t886b.jpg] Diamond from Mwadui Mine, Shinyanga Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t886c.jpg]

Gem quality modified octahedron with good luster.


T887 - Tanzanite $ 2000
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.6 x 1 x 0.6 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t887a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t887b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t887c.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t887d.jpg]

Double-terminated natural Tanzanite crystal with good luster and gem zones. Unheated and undamaged. Double terminated Tanzanite crystals are uncommon.


T888 - Tanzanite $ 500
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.8 x 2.8 x 1.5 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t888a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t888b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t888c.jpg]

Double-terminated cluster of Tanzanite crystals with good luster and color. This crystal has likely been heated. Double terminated Tanzanite crystals are uncommon. Weighs 99 carats.


T889 - Tanzanite, Diopside in Calcite $ 200
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4.8 x 3.5 x 2 cm


Tanzanite, Diopside in Calcite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t889a.jpg] Tanzanite, Diopside in Calcite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t889b.jpg] Tanzanite, Diopside in Calcite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t889c.jpg]

Tanzanite crystal and small Diopside partially enclosed by Calcite. Backside shows rolling masses of light pink Calcite. The front features a glassy Tanzanite crystal, 2cm of which is exposed, and small green Diopside crystals and black Graphite. A nice Merelani combo specimen and an uncommon matrix Tanzanite.


T890 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 500
Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t890a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t890b.jpg]

Terminated single gem crystal of Chrome Tourmaline which is a chromium and vanadium rich Dravite. Complete all around with deep emerald green coloration in the upper half and a more olive green in the lower half. Fantastic color and mostly gem quality with just a few interanl veils. Undamaged. From a spectacular pocket opened in 2016. Weighs 3.1 grams.


T891 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 600
Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 1 x 0.9 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t891a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t891b.jpg]

Terminated single gem crystal of Chrome Tourmaline which is a chromium and vanadium rich Dravite. Complete all around with deep emerald green coloration in the upper half and a more olive green in the lower half. Fantastic color and mostly gem quality with just a few interanl veils. Undamaged. From a spectacular pocket opened in 2016. Weighs 3.7 grams.


T892 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 380
Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1.1 x 1.1 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t892a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t892b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t892c.jpg]

Terminated single gem crystal of Chrome Tourmaline which is a chromium and vanadium rich Dravite. Complete all around with deep emerald green coloration in the upper half and a more olive green in the lower half. Fantastic color and mostly gem quality with just a few interanl veils. Undamaged. From a spectacular pocket opened in 2016. Weighs 4.0 grams.


T893 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 550
Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.4 x 0.8 x 0.5 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t893a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t893b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t893d.jpg]

Terminated single gem crystal of Chrome Tourmaline which is a chromium and vanadium rich Dravite. Complete all around with deep emerald green coloration in the upper half and a more olive green in the lower half. Fantastic color and mostly gem quality with just a few interanl veils. Undamaged. From a spectacular pocket opened in 2016. Weighs 2.2 grams.


T894 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 550
Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.4 x 0.8 x 0.6 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t894a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t894b.jpg]

Terminated single gem crystal of Chrome Tourmaline which is a chromium and vanadium rich Dravite. Complete all around with deep emerald green coloration in the upper half and a more olive green in the lower half. Fantastic color and mostly gem quality with just a few interanl veils. Undamaged. From a spectacular pocket opened in 2016. Weighs 2.7 grams.


T895 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 450
Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.4 x 1 x 0.9 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t895a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t895b.jpg]

Terminated single gem crystal of Chrome Tourmaline which is a chromium and vanadium rich Dravite. Complete all around with deep emerald green coloration in the upper half and a more olive green at the base. Fantastic color and mostly gem quality with just a few interanl veils. Undamaged. From a spectacular pocket opened in 2016. Weighs 2.3 grams.


T896 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 600 SOLD
Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.8 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t896a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t896b.jpg]

Terminated single gem crystal of Chrome Tourmaline which is a chromium and vanadium rich Dravite. Complete all around with deep emerald green coloration in the upper half and a more olive green in the lower half. Fantastic color and mostly gem quality with just a few interanl veils. Undamaged. From a spectacular pocket opened in 2016. Weighs 2.4 grams.


T897 - Chrome Tourmaline $ 600
Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t897a.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t897b.jpg] Chrome Tourmaline from Commander Mine, Nadonjukin, Simanjiro, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t897c.jpg]

Terminated single gem crystal of Chrome Tourmaline which is a chromium and vanadium rich Dravite. Complete all around with deep emerald green coloration in the upper half and a more olive green in the lower half. Fantastic color and mostley gem quality with just a few interanl veils. Undamaged. From a spectacular pocket opened in 2016. Weighs 2.7 grams.


T898 - Dravite $ 480
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 5.5 x 2.7 x 1.5 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t898a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t898b.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t898c.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t898d.jpg]

Parallel, intergrown Dravite crystals. The crystals are dark and grade up to a clear zone followed by bright blue caps. Unlike most, the dark zone on these crystals are mostly transparent (see backlit photos). Hand picked from hundreds for quality.


T899 - Dravite $ 750
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 4 x 4 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t899a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t899b.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t899c.jpg]

Stout single Dravite crystal with an excellent termination. The crystal is dark and grades up to a clear zone followed by a bright blue cap. Undamaged. Hand picked from hundreds for quality.



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