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Mineral Specimen No. 72986:
Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China.

This mineral specimen Grossular Garnet in 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 72986:

Mineral Species: Grossular Garnet in Calcite.
Location of origin: Handan, Hebei, China.
Description: Floater formation of many lustrous transparent-to-translucent golden-yellow grossular garnet crystals to 20 mm intermixed with transparent colorless calcite. The grossular garnet crystals are dodecahedral with trapezohedral edge faces. 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. Collected ca. 2008. The calcite fluoresces under SW and LW UV illumination.
Overall size: 9x7x6 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-30 mm
Price: $450 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Detail view of mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Detail view of mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Detail view of mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Detail view of mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Detail view of mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Detail view of mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Detail view of mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Detail view of mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Detail view of mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Grossular Garnet in Calcite for sale from Handan, Hebei, China

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