The gemstone tanzanite is quite recent; it was originally found in Tanzania in 1967. It belongs to the zoisite mineral family, and vanadium and other trace elements are what give it its blue-violet hue.

Tanzanite is a rare and highly sought-after gemstone since it is often only found in one location, the Mererani Hills in Tanzania. It is frequently set in fine jewellery, including rings, earrings, and pendants, and is typically cut into faceted forms like oval, cushion, or pear.

With a Mohs hardness of 6.5 to 7, tanzanite is a comparatively soft stone, making it more prone to chipping and scratching than certain other gemstones. Additionally, it should be handled carefully because it is susceptible to abrupt temperature fluctuations.

Tanzanite is sometimes employed in spiritual and therapeutic procedures in addition to its use in jewellery. It is thought to possess qualities that can foster spiritual awareness, heighten intuition and psychic talents, and foster inner tranquilly and calm.

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