Zircon Thumbnail Specimen from Mashewa, Tanga Region, Tanzania
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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.