7 Interesting Facts About ‘The Mawenzi’ Tanzanite

      The 4th Largest known Tanzanite crystal ever discovered

Discovered in 2005 – At the Tanzanite One mine in Mererani region, Tanzania

    Measures about 220mm x 80mm x 70mm

Weighs over 3.37 kg or 16839 carats

Was named after Mt.Kilamanjaro’s second highest peak

The discovery was made 270 meters (855 feet)underground at the Bravo Shaft

    Believed to have formed over 580 years ago


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