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Opal var. Hyalite on Albite, Spessartine Garnet, Smoky Quartz from Putian, Fujian Province, China

 
Opal var. Hyalite on Albite, Spessartine Garnet, Smoky Quartz from Putian, Fujian Province, China

Opal var. Hyalite on Albite, Spessartine Garnet, Smoky Quartz from Putian, Fujian Province, China

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Opal var. Hyalite on Albite, Spessartine Garnet, Smoky Quartz from Putian, Fujian Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 24013
Mineral:Opal var. Hyalite on Albite, Spessartine Garnet, Smoky Quartz
Locality:Putian, Fujian Province, China
Description:White albite matrix coated with transparent, colorless hyalite opal and orange spessartine garnet crystals up to 2 mm and transparent smoky quartz crystals up to 18 mm. The hyalite opal fluoresces bright green under UV illumination.
Overall Size:6.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:.2-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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