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Tsavorite — specimen 0178, photo © NMNHS
Tsavorite — specimen 0178, photo © NMNHS

Tsavoritespecimen 0178


East Africa
Kenya, Coast Province, Taita-Taveta, Tsavo
Tsavorite — specimen 0178, locality map

Weight: 0.22 ct; size: 4.35 | 3.59 | 2.03 mm; shape: pear; colour: medium green; very slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: good; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; mixed style cut with large window.

Other specimens
Tsavorite — specimen 0142Tsavorite — specimen 0094Tsavorite — specimen 0638

More information from ‘Classification’

Green to emerald green variety from Kenya and Tanzania; discovered in the early 1970s; named for Tsavo, Kenya.