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Tanzanite Market Report August 2019

JTV would like to notify its customers that the world's biggest miner and supplier of tanzanite has been ordered to shut down due to ongoing issues with the government of Tanzania. JTV is unsure at this time of how long the closure will be in effect or how long it will take to resolve the dispute. Tanzanite is still being mined in other small-scale artisanal operations, but these mines will have lower production quantities of the gemstone.  Tanzanite continues to be in high demand, however due to these recent developments, there may be a reduction in available tanzanite for sale.

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