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Grossular Garnet (fluorescent) from Merelani, Arngha, Tanzania

 
Grossular Garnet (fluorescent) from Merelani, Arngha, Tanzania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Grossular Garnet (fluorescent) from Merelani, Arngha, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 23264
Mineral:Grossular Garnet (fluorescent)
Locality:Merelani, Arngha, Tanzania
Description:Gemmy crystal of mint-green garnet that fluoresces yellow-orange under UV illumination. The crystal is notable for its luster and transparency. The original accompanying label listed the price as $250!
Overall Size:12x10x10 mm
Crystals:10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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