Tanzanite Meanings

Keywords: Linkage of the mind and heart, enhanced spiritual perception, compassionate self-expression, adherence to truth

Chakras: Heart, Throat, Third Eye, Crown, Soul Star

Element: Wind

Zodiac Signs: Gemini, Libra, Pisces, Saggitarius

Birthstone: December

Wedding Anniversary: 8th year, 24th year

Number: 2

Tanzanite Crystal Healing Properties:
Tanzanite connects the heart and the mind, allowing one to perceive situations, experiences and circumstances from the perspective of enlightened compassion. It can be used to help calm the overactive mind and generates an energy of happiness and relief from worries. Tanzanite facilitates the receiving of higher-vibrational information, and assists the interpretation and communication of this information from a place of heart- felt truth. It is a wonderful stone for facilitating meditative states and is a gentle and protective crystal for those wanting to explore their psychic development.

Tanzanite History and Uses:
Tanzanite is a rare gemstone which was first discovered in 1967 in the Merelani Hills in Tanzania, East Africa. It was named Tanzanite by Tiffany and Co jewellers of New York but scientists refer to it as Blue Zoisite.  When Tanzanite is heated to above 900 degrees F it changes colour from yellow or brown to shades of beautiful blue and violet.

Tanzanite Geological Description:
Tanzanite is a member of the Zoisite family, a calcium aluminium silicate mineral with a hardness of 6.5 to 7. It was first discovered in 1967 in Tanzania, Africa, and it is from here that the name was derived.

Affirmation: My mind and heart meet again, like reunited lovers, and I enter their spiral dance of joy