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tanzanite

Tanzanite is a royal purple color. It is very blue, but in a violet type of blue. Kilimanjaro is the only place tanzanite has been found. So, this gem is mined only there.

Tanzanite took its name from the country of Tanzania, where it is mined. It is a zoisite mineral that has become one of the most popular gemstones since its discovery in 1967.

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