• Tanzanite - Cutting rough stones

    Tanzanite (Zoisite) – Natural, Specimen, Blue

    Tile nippers can be very useful for cutting rough stones with fractures or a tendency to cleave. Tanzanite. Photo by Géry Parent. Licensed under CC By-ND 2.0.

    Article: Lapidary Fundamentals: Cutting Rough Stones

    Credit: Géry Parent

    GemstoneTanzanite (Zoisite), Zoisite
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Origin detailsMerelani Hills (Mererani), Lelatema Mts, Arusha Region
    Gem StateSpecimen