Definition of "tanzanite" [tanzanite]

  • (noun) A transparent variety of zoisite, used as a gem.

Use "tanzanite" in a sentence

  • "We are number one in tanzanite and we also have minerals that can be developed on a commercial scale such as ruby, garnet, sapphire, copper, cobalt, tin, and so on."
  • "The super expensive silver-leathered footwear are decorated with 185 carats of tanzanite which is a rare gemstone found only in Africa …"
  • "Royalties on rough diamonds and gemstones such as tanzanite, on the other hand, should increase from 5 per cent to 7 per cent while, at the same time, royalties for cut and polished stones should rise from zero to 3 per cent."

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