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Mineral Specimen No. 61494:
Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China.

This mineral specimen of Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 61494:

Minerals Species: Grossular Garnet with Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Handan, Hebei, China.
Description: Rounded cluster of translucent yellow grossular garnet crystals to 20 mm intermixed with transparent colorless calcite crystals to 30 mm. The grossular garnet crystals are dodecahedral form with trapezohedral edge faces and have silky surface luster. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 9x7x6 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-30 mm
Price: $400 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

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Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

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