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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 38231
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal and Smoky Quartz
Locality:Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China
Description:Lustrous dark red spessartine garnet crystals up to 6 mm overgrown on a plate of smoky quartz crystals with colorless hyalite opal coating that fluoresces bright green under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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