Zircon Thumbnail Specimen from Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania
Zircon Thumbnail Specimen from Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania
Zircon Thumbnail Specimen from Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania
Zircon Thumbnail Specimen from Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania
Zircon Thumbnail Specimen from Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania

Zircon Thumbnail Specimen from Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania


This is a thumbnail specimen of red zircon from Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania. Zircon is the crystallized form of zirconium silicate, or a combination of zircon, silica, and oxygen. This specimen is a deep saturated red, with a well-formed termination and glassy faces. There is minor damage on the surface, but it does not take away from the beauty of this crystal. This is a classic example of zircon from this locale, and would be a great addition to any collection.

This specimen is approximately 10mm x 10mm x 8mm. You will also receive a complimentary 'perky' display box and a label card with the mineral name and the locale where it was mined.