Tanzanian Dravite

A selection of gemmy Dravite crystals from 2014 production in Tanzania. 


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TZ469 - Dravite $ 500 SOLD
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
miniature - 4.7 x 1.7 x 1.5 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz469a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz469b.jpg]

Deep rootbeer colored Dravite crystal with a sharp triangular termination. Facet grade gem quality for the entire crystal but with a few internal fracture zones/veils.


TZ470 - Dravite $ 400
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6.5 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz470a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz470b.jpg]

Large, light brown gem crystal with great luster.


TZ471 - Dravite $ 350
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6.5 x 2.5 x 1.0 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz471a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz471b.jpg]

Large, light brown Dravite crystal wtih great luster and a wide, flattened crystal shape.


TZ472 - Dravite $ 500 DISCOUNTED 40% OFF TO $ 300
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6.3 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz472a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz472b.jpg]

Large Dravite crystal that is a dark rootbeer brown (but transparent) at one end, that grades to a transparent grey color at the other end. This crystal has a slight bend caused by multiple fracturing and rehealing that occurred within the pegmatite.Thick, gem crystal.


TZ475 - Dravite $ 300 SOLD
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.9 x 1.5 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz475a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz475b.jpg]

Deep rootbeer colored Dravite crystal with a sharp triangular termination. Facet grade gem quality for the entire crystal but with a few internal fracture zones/veils.


TZ476 - Dravite $ 130
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz476a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz476b.jpg]

Gemmy brown Dravite with a steep termination. Complete and undamaged.


TZ478 - Dravite $ 750
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 7.7 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz478a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz478b.jpg]

Large gemmy brown Dravite with a complex termination. Only the bottom portion is backlit inthe second photo but you can see that it is very gemmy. Big crystal that weighs 90.6 grams.


TZ479 - Dravite $ 180 SOLD
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 7 x 2 x 0.5 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz479a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz479b.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz479c.jpg]

Unusual flattened Dravite crystal with an irregular blotched/mottled color of brown and grey/green. The crystal also has a very short zone of cat's-eye at one end, terminated on the other end. This bizzare crystal is the only one like this I've yet seen from this relatively new deposit that produces a high percentage of oddities like this.


TZ480 - Dravite $ 290 SOLD
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz480a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz480b.jpg]

Facet grade rootbeer colored Dravite crystal. Complete and undamaged.


TZ482 - Dravite $ 290
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1.1 x 0.8 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz482a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz482b.jpg]

Facet grade rootbeer colored Dravite crystal with a complex termination. Complete and undamaged.


TZ483 - Dravite $ 120 SOLD
Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1 x 0.7 cm


Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz483a.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz483b.jpg] Dravite from Mwajanga, near Komolo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz483c.jpg]

Fine quality gem Dravite that grades up to a light brown near the termination. Complete and undamaged.



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