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Spessartine Garnet on Quartz with Hyalite Opal from Mengna, Hunan, China

 
Spessartine Garnet on Quartz with Hyalite Opal from Mengna, Hunan, China

Spessartine Garnet on Quartz with Hyalite Opal from Mengna, Hunan, China

Spessartine Garnet on Quartz with Hyalite Opal from Mengna, Hunan, China

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spessartine Garnet on Quartz with Hyalite Opal from Mengna, Hunan, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 41764
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet on Quartz with Hyalite Opal
Locality:Mengna, Hunan, China
Description:Wine-red trapezohedral spessartine garnet crystals up to 8 mm across coating one face of granite matrix with a few smoky quartz crystals up to 20 mm. Patches of hyalite opal fluoresce bright green under UV illumination. One quartz crystal is chipped. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #430
Overall Size:9x7x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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