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Tsavorite — specimen 0638, photo © NMNHS
Tsavorite — specimen 0638, photo © NMNHS

Tsavoritespecimen 0638


East Africa
Kenya, Coast Province, Taita-Taveta, Tsavo
Tsavorite — specimen 0638, locality map

Weight: 0.10 ct; size: 3.41 | 2.91 | 1.79 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium green; very slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; design ‘Ovalimixtum ST’ [crown angle changed to 21.00], excellent cut by Tan Pen.

Other specimens
Tsavorite — specimen 0142Tsavorite — specimen 0094Tsavorite — specimen 0178

More information from ‘Classification’

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