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Spessartine Garnet in Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Spessartine Garnet in Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Spessartine Garnet in Albite from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 29182
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet in Albite
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Large crystal of dark red spessartine garnet in white albite matrix. The spessartine crystal is sharp and lustrous with small concave depression on the rear face where it intersected an adjacent crystal. Sits upright nicely without support.
Overall Size:4x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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