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Spessartine Garnet and Hyalite Opal on Smoky Quartz from Putian, Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

 
Spessartine Garnet and Hyalite Opal on Smoky Quartz from Putian, Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

Spessartine Garnet and Hyalite Opal on Smoky Quartz from Putian, Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spessartine Garnet and Hyalite Opal on Smoky Quartz from Putian, Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 24011
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet and Hyalite Opal on Smoky Quartz
Locality:Putian, Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China
Description:Partial crystal of smoky quartz with overgrowth of red-orange grossular garnet crystals up to 7 mm with patches of white hyalite opal that fluoresce bright green under UV illumination.
Overall Size:5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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