|Tanzanite Gemstone Information
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Tanzanite is the gemstone representing the 24th wedding anniversary. It has been recognized as helping one deal with change. Tanzanite is also known to uplift the spirit and open the heart. The blue and purple hues of tanzanite are associated with generosity and friendship.
ENHANCEMENT CODE H
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Refractive Index 1.691-1.700
Hardness = 6-7 (Moh's Scale)
Specific Gravity =3.35
Species - Zoisite
Optic Character - Double Refraction.
Phenomena - Chatoyancy (rare)
WARNINGS FOR CARE
Ultrasonic: Never use.
Steamer: Never use.
Heat: Very poor; sudden temperature changes may cause cracking.
Chemicals that harm: Hydrochloric/hydrofluoric acid.
|November||Topaz or Citrine|
|December||Blue Topaz or Zircon|
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