[ tan-zuh-nahyt ]
/ ˈtæn zəˌnaɪt /
Mineralogy. a variety of zoisite valued as a gem for its purplish-blue color and strong pleochroism.
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Her jewelry sparkles with diamonds and tanzanite, the color of the vision chakra, part red, part blue.Shirley MacLaine on ‘Bernie,’ ‘Downton Abbey,’ and Her Lifetime Achievments|Lorenza Muñoz|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST