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Grossular Garnet var. Hessonite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Grossular Garnet var. Hessonite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Grossular Garnet var. Hessonite from Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 21747
Mineral:Grossular Garnet var. Hessonite
Locality:Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Superb specimen of grossular garnet crystals on matrix. The crystal color and luster is exceptional. No damage. Accompanying Sensel label indicates it was obtained in 1990 from D. Blauwet and was the best of the find. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M679
Overall Size:6x6x4 cm
Crystals:3-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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