Definition of Tanzanite

1. Noun. A trichroic violet-blue variety of the mineral zoisite mined in Tanzania, used as a gemstone. ¹



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Definition of Tanzanite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tanzanite

tantric
tantrically
tantrisms
tantrum
tantrums
tanukis
tanyard
tanyards
tanycyte
tanycytes
tanyphonia
tanystomata
tanzania
tanzanite (current term)
tanzanites
tanztheater
tao
taonianone
tap-dance
tap-dancer
tap-in
tap-off
tap-tackle
tap and go
tap dance
tap dancer
tap dances

Literary usage of Tanzanite

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1. The US Virgin Islands Alive! by Harriet Greenberg, Douglas Greenberg (2006)
"tanzanite International sells jewelry, virtually all of which is set with colorful tanzanite stones. They are moderately priced. ..."

2. Cruising The Eastern Caribbean by Laura Rapp (2004)
"tanzanite is available at tanzanite International, located downtown on Main Street. This radiant blue-purple gemstone was discovered in East Africa in 1967. ..."

3. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"And they sell a wide variety of brand name watches, jewelry, and loose or set diamonds. Compare their prices on tanzanite, the exotic blue-to- purple stone ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire & Curaçao by Lynne M Sullivan (2002)
"Here you will find: Gold Palace, a friendly place to shop for gold, of course, but also tanzanite, diamonds, emeralds, rubies, and sapphires. o 833-599. ..."

5. Antigua and Barbuda by Don Philpott, Brian Anderson, Ellen Anderson (2004)
"This is a great place to shop if you are interested in jewelry, especially tanzanite. You can also purchase the finest Cuban cigars that Americans can enjoy ..."

6. Antigua, Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis Alive!by Paris Permenter, John Bigley by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (1999)
"... $1900; 14k gold earrings with small porpoises, $100; 14k tanzanite and diamond ring, $4400; 18k gold band with Ve-carat small diamonds, $600; ..."

7. Antigua, Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis Alive!by Paris Permenter, John Bigley by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (1999)
"... $1900; 14k gold earrings with small porpoises, $100; 14k tanzanite and diamond ring, $4400; 18k gold band with V£-carat small diamonds, $600; ..."

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