crystals and minerals

Lovely Purple Colour but not what you think!

This is a rarer form of axinite which is rich in manganese from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania. The nearby location of the more infamous trademark named mostly treated stone. This axinite has been nicknamed by the industry as ‘tinzanite’

We’ve only one piece but thought it was worth showing you this interesting variety.

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