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Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal on Microcline pseudomorphs from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

 
Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal on Microcline pseudomorphs from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal on Microcline pseudomorphs from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 38224
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal on Microcline pseudomorphs
Locality:Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China
Description:Scattered wine-red spessartine garnet crystals up to 4 mm on pinkish microcline pseudomorphs after a hexagonal unknown mineral, possibly quartz. Patches fluoresce green under UV illumination indicating presence of hyalite opal.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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