Composition: Tanzanite is the blue form of gem Zoisite, Calcium Aluminum Silicate Hydroxide Hardness: 6.5 - 7
Tanzanite is a relatively recent discovery. The crystal was first discovered in 1967. Gem-grade specimens will exhibit bichroism or trichroism. Tanzanite is typically heated to a temperature of 500 degrees fahrenheit, to bring out its rich coloration. The availabilty of Tanzanite specimens is very limited, and this crystal is coveted by serious collectors.
Location: Tanzania, Africa - the only location in the world where Tanzanite is found. In the Merelani Hills, near Arusha, in the area of Mount Kilamanjaro, in northern Tanzania.
Metaphysical Properties: Protection, safety. Perfect symmetry of personal power and actualization. Brings together all aspects of communication and psychic power. Can be used to stimulate visions of higher spiritual realms. Healing: Tanzanite has been used to heal misalignment of the spinal column.
Astrological Signs: Sagittarius, Gemini, Libra
Chakras: Throat, Third-Eye, Crown Pink and Green Tanzanite correspond to the Heart Chakra
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