Alternative Names: Tanzanite (mauve/purple) Bi-colour Tanzanite (yellow and mauve) Thulite (pink)
Origin: India, Australia, Norway, Tanzania
Mineral Species: Zoisite
Mineral Group: Epidote Group
Chemical Formula: Ca2Al3Si3O12(OH)
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Colour: Colourless, purple, greyish-white, grey, yellowish-brown, yellow
Typical Appearance: Prismatic crystals or crystalline aggregates.
Chakra Alignment: None
Origin of Name & Mythology: Named after Siegmund Zois, Baron von Edelstein (1747-1819), an Austrian scholar who financed mineral collecting expeditions
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