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TANGANYIKA TRADING - 2

Buying and Selling Department

Hilmar Bosch
P.O.Box 650
HILTON 3245
KwaZulu-Natal
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

email: boschgem@telkomsa.net


Cell +27 (0) 79 557 0390

"Tanganyika Trading 2" deals in larger parcels of rough gemstones aimed at the dealer/cutter. The parcels of rough are direct from the mine to the buyer. Some rough grading and cleaning has been done but not to the degree as those stones from African Gemstones.

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Tourmaline - Mozambique Ref. MZ/1
A very inexpensiv
e parcel of medium-dark to darker green stones, direct from the mine in Mozambique.
Although darker in color, they are all graded AAA in clarity and are suitable for the 'lower-end' cut stone range.

The parcel consists of 11 stones, ranging from 5.37 cts to 26.67 cts, with a combined weight of 122.44 cts and is priced at $245.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $2.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


Tourmaline - Mozambique Ref. MZ/23
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A very attractive parcel of lighter green, blue and pink stones direct from the mine in Namibia. These excellent-shaped stones are all graded AAA in clarity and are all 'open' down the 'C' axis.
The parcel consists of 2 stones, with a combined weight of 24.12 cts and is priced at $531.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $22.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


Tourmaline - Mozambique Ref. MZ/40
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A very attractive parcel of a blue-green, a light pink and a darker pink stone, all from the famous Moyan mine in Mozambique
These stones are all graded AAA in clarity and all show an open "C" axis.
The parcel consists of 3 stones, with a combined weight of 37.40 cts and is priced at $823.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $22.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Tourmaline
- Mozambique Ref. MZ/41
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A very attractive parcel of two blue-green stones, and a medium pink stone, all from the famous Moyan mine in Mozambique
These stones are all graded AAA in clarity and all show an open "C" axis.
The parcel consists of 3 stones, with a combined weight of 34.09 cts and is priced at $682.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $20.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!
SOLD



Tourmaline
- Mozambique Ref. MZ/42
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A very attractive parcel of two blue-green stones, and a dark pink stone, all from the famous Moyan mine in Mozambique
These stones are all graded AAA in clarity and all show an open "C" axis.
The parcel consists of 3 stones, with a combined weight of 31.72 cts and is priced at $634.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $20.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Tourmaline
- Mozambique Ref. MZ/43
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A very attractive parcel of green, blue and pink stones direct from the famous Moyan mine in Mozambique
These small stones are all graded AAA in clarity and great for cutting calibrated pieces.
The parcel consists of 15 stones, with a combined weight of 47.80 cts and is priced at $239.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $5.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Tourmaline
- Mozambique Ref. MZ/44
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A very attractive parcel of blue-green and strong pink stones, all from the famous Moyan mine in Mozambique
These stones are all graded AAA in clarity and all show an open "C" axis.
The parcel consists of 7 stones, with a combined weight of 44.51 cts and is priced at $668.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $15.00 per ct! SOLD
Now beat that for value!!



Tourmaline
- Mozambique Ref. MZ/45
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A very attractive parcel of blue-green and strong pink stones, all from the famous Moyan mine in Mozambique
These stones are all graded AAA in clarity and all show an open "C" axis.
The parcel consists of 7 stones, with a combined weight of 46.86 cts and is priced at $703.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $15.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Tourmaline
- Mozambique Ref. MZ/46
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A very attractive parcel of blue-green and strong pink stones, all from the famous Moyan mine in Mozambique
These stones are all graded AAA in clarity and all show an open "C" axis.
The parcel consists of 7 stones, with a combined weight of 44.35 cts and is priced at $665.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $15.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Tourmaline
- Mozambique Ref. MZ/47
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A very attractive parcel of blue-green and strong pink stones, all from the famous Moyan mine in Mozambique
These stones are all graded AAA in clarity and all show an open "C" axis.
The parcel consists of 6 stones, with a combined weight of 38.16 cts and is priced at $572.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $15.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Spessartite Garnet - Mozambique
Ref. MP/14
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A superb parcel of the rare Spessartite Garnet from Mozambique. This material shows a rich, light 'Orange' color.
The stones are graded AA+ in clarity, and, have been very well sorted. PLEASE google 'Spessartite Garnets' and see the prices being currently asked for cut stones!!
The parcel consists of 7 stones, averaging 3ct plus - 16ct plus sizes, with a combined weight of 50.73 cts and is priced at $710.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $14.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Spessartite Garnet - Mozambique
Ref. MP/15
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A superb parcel of the rare Spessartite Garnet from Mozambique. This material shows a rich, light 'Orange' color.
The stones are graded AA+ in clarity, and, have been very well sorted. PLEASE google 'Spessartite Garnets' and see the prices being currently asked for cut stones!!
The parcel consists of 6 stones, averaging 4ct plus - 17ct plus sizes, with a combined weight of 50.21 cts and is priced at $703.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $14.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Aquamarine
- Mozambique Ref. MQ/27
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A very pretty parcel of medium green Aquamarine stones direct from the mine in Mozambique.
Stones weigh from 8 ct - 26 ct+ and are all graded AA in clarity . This material is best suited for carving or cabs, the inclusions being basically 'silk'.
The parcel consists of 7 stones, with a combined weight of 118.45 cts and is priced at $474.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $4.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Aquamarine
- Mozambique Ref. MQ/29
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One large and one small cab. grade Aquamarine, direct from the mine in Mozambique.
The stone is graded A+ in clarity and is most suitable for carving or cutting a very large cabochon.
Inclusions are needles, small fracture to edge, hollow tube to the side.
The parcel consists of 2 stones, with a combined weight of 86.99 cts and is priced at $348.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $4.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Golden Beryl - Nigeria Ref. MQ/30
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This is the first time I have seen this color outside Zimbabwe where it was produced by the 'Green Walking Stick' mine way back in the 1960's.
This material was found a few months ago in Nigeria and shows a outstanding color, from deep golden yellow to a lighter yellow.

The material is direct from the mine and has not been cleaned. Consequently, the stones are graded AA - AAA in clarity with large areas of AAA quality..
This is a superb parcel consists of 6 stones, with a combined weight of 90.38 cts and is priced at $633.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $7.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!.

 



Golden Beryl - Nigeria
Ref. MQ/31

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This is the first time I have seen this color outside Zimbabwe where it was produced by the 'Green Walking Stick' mine way back in the 1960's.
This material was found a few months ago in Nigeria and shows a outstanding color, from deep golden yellow to a lighter yellow.

The material is direct from the mine and has not been cleaned. Consequently, the stones are graded AA - AAA in clarity with large areas of AAA quality..
This is a superb parcel consists of 5 stones, with a combined weight of 88.90 cts and is priced at $622.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $7.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


Golden Beryl - Nigeria Ref. MQ/32
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This is the first time I have seen this color outside Zimbabwe where it was produced by the 'Green Walking Stick' mine way back in the 1960's.
This material was found a few months ago in Nigeria and shows a outstanding color, from deep golden yellow to a lighter yellow.

The material is direct from the mine and has not been cleaned. Consequently, the stones are graded AA - AAA in clarity with large areas of AAA quality..
This is a superb parcel consists of 6 stones, with a combined weight of 88.01 cts and is priced at $616.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $7.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



Golden Beryl - Nigeria
Ref. MQ/33

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This is the first time I have seen this color outside Zimbabwe where it was produced by the 'Green Walking Stick' mine way back in the 1960's.
This material was found a few months ago in Nigeria and shows a outstanding color, from deep golden yellow to a lighter yellow.

The material is direct from the mine and has not been cleaned. Consequently, the stones are graded AA - AAA in clarity with large areas of AAA quality..
This is a superb parcel consists of 6 stones, with a combined weight of 88.53 cts and is priced at $620.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $7.00 per ct!Now beat that for value!!



Aquamarine "Santa Maria"
Mozambique Ref. MQ/34

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A superb parcel of medium blue (touch green)'Santa Maria' aquamarines from Mozambique.
The stones are graded AAA in clarity and all have been ground clean.
The parcel consists of 14 stones, averaging 3ct plus - 7ct plus sizes, with a combined weight of 59.80 cts.
Priced at $718.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $12.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!! SOLD


 

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Peridot- China Ref. CH/1
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 5 stones, all between 8ct to 10 ct in weight, with a combined weight of 45.09 ct and is priced at $225.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $5.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!! SOLD



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Peridot- China Ref. CH/2
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 5 stones, all between 8ct to 10 ct in weight, with a combined weight of 45.66 ct and is priced at $225.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $5.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



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Peridot- China Ref. CH/4
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 5stones, all between 8ct to 10 ct in weight, with a combined weight of 45.02 ct and is priced at $225.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $5.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



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Peridot- China Ref. CH/5
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 5 stones, all between 8ct to 10 ct in weight, with a combined weight of 45.02 ct and is priced at $225.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $5.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



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Peridot- China Ref. CH/6

An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 5 stones, all between 8ct to 10 ct in weight, with a combined weight of 45.33 ct and is priced at $225.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $5.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



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Peridot- China Ref. CH/7
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 5 stones, all between 8ct to 10 ct in weight, with a combined weight of 45.54 ct and is priced at $225.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $5.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



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Peridot- China Ref. DH/1
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 3 stones, all above 10 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 32.00 ct and is priced at $320.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $10.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


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Peridot- China Ref. DH/2
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 3 stones, all above 10 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 33.87 ct and is priced at $340.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $10.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


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Peridot- China Ref. DH/3
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 3 stones, all above 10 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 35.60 ct and is priced at $360.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $10.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!! SOLD


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Peridot- China Ref. DH/4
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 3 stones, all above 10 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 33.98 ct and is priced at $340.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $10.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!
SOLD



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Peridot- China Ref. EH/1
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 3 stones, all above 15 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 52.75 ct and is priced at $739.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $14.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



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Peridot- China Ref. EH/2
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 3 stones, all above 15 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 55.76 ct and is priced at $781.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $14.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!



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Peridot- China Ref. EH/3
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 3 stones, all above 15 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 49.43 ct and is priced at $692.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $14.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!! SOLD



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Peridot- China Ref. FH/1
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 2 stones, both above 20 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 45.67 ct and is priced at $730.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $16.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


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Peridot- China Ref. FH/2
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 2 stones, both above 20 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 48.95 ct and is priced at $783.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $16.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!
SOLD



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Peridot- China Ref. FH/3
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 2 stones, both above 20 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 45.39 ct and is priced at $726.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $16.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


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Peridot- China Ref. FH/4
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 2 stones, both above 20 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 45.72 ct and is priced at $732.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $16.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


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Peridot- China Ref. FH/5
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AAA in clarity and will cut superb stones
The parcel consists of 2 stones, both above 20 ct each in weight, with a combined weight of 42.97 ct and is priced at $688.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $16.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


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Peridot- China Ref. AH/1
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AA+ - AAA in clarity and will cut superb calibrated stones
The parcel consists of 11 stones, all between 3ct to 5ct in weight, with a combined weight of 48 cts and is priced at $96.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $2.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


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Peridot- China Ref. AH/2
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AA+ - AAA in clarity and will cut superb calibrated stones
The parcel consists of 11 stones, all between 3ct to 5ct in weight, with a combined weight of 48 cts and is priced at $96.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $2.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


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Peridot- China Ref. AH/3
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AA+ - AAA in clarity and will cut superb calibrated stones
The parcel consists of 11 stones, all between 3ct to 5ct in weight, with a combined weight of 48 cts and is priced at $96.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just $2.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


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Peridot- China Ref. BH/1
An attractive parcel of bright, medium green-yellow stones, direct from the mine in China.
This parcel is graded AA+ - AAA in clarity and will cut superb calibrated stones
The parcel consists of 13 stones, all between 7ct to 9ct in weight, with a combined weight of 102 cts and is priced at $400.00 for the parcel.
That averages around a cost of just under $4.00 per ct!
Now beat that for value!!


Amethyst - Uruguay Ref. UR/10
A very attractive parcel of bright, strong purple Amethyst direct from the mine in Uruguay.
Take note - this is the finest grade available from Uruguay, darker in color than the usual stones seen.
Very clean stones, they are all graded AAA in clarity
and will cut superb stones.
The parcel consists of 27 stones, with a combined weight of 100 cts and is priced at $150.00 for the parcel.
That is a cost of just $1.50 per ct!

Now beat that for value! SOLD


 

     
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We suggest that all parcels purchased be sent by D.H.L.
We do not suggest sending parcels any longer by registered post as we are experiencing very big delays and we cannot guarantee safety of parcels any longer sent this way.
Any parcels not suitable to the buyer must be returned to Tanganyika Trading. Payments, by cheque or similar, are to be made out to Tanganyika Trading.
Banking details will appear on your invoice.

PLEASE NOTE - colors shown on laptops, apart from Apple computers, are not always that accurate. We have tried to keep the colors as accurate as possible on a lap top computer.

Photos - all our stones are photographed in daylight, on a white background but allowing some natural light to penetrate from behind to show you the true color. No special effects are used to enhance the stones
Note -Please remember our grading is as follows - A - 70% clean and above, AA - 80% clean and above, AAA - 90% clean and above

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