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Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania

 
Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania

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Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet from Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 30382
Mineral:Grossular var. Tsavorite Garnet
Locality:Merelani Hills, near Arusha, Tanzania
Description:Gemmy 3.33 ct. crystal of deep-green grossular garnet, variety tsavorite. The green color found in tsavorite is due to high chromium and vanadium content. This crystal has excellent color - bright green.
Overall Size:9x7x6 mm
Crystals:9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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