Mangan Vesuvianite-Translucent to transparent complete single crystal with deep purple coloration. Crystal is undamaged, though there is an incomplete small partial crystal attached to the back. Excellent color.
Liddicoatite - The photo shows a slice from a single crystal of liddicoatite, a member of the tourmaline family. The color-zoning reveal the crystal's history, just as the rings in a tree records its past. Crystals may start and stop growing many times. In most cases, there is no way of knowing how long each phase lasted. This particular crystal changed color as it grew. The pink portion of the liddicoatite formed when the solution feeding it was manganese rich.
Tanzanite is sometimes called the "workaholic's stone", this is due to the fact that this stone will help you slow down and take it easy. This in turn will bring success in more areas of your life. It is very balancing for highly active people, mellowing out extremes in personality. Tanzanite relieves stress and enhances composure, poise and harmony. It is very balancing for highly active folk, mellowing out extremes in a personality.