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Almandine-Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite from Shengus, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Almandine-Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite from Shengus, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite from Shengus, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite from Shengus, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 43991
Mineral:Almandine-Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite
Locality:Shengus, Gilgit-Skardu Road, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Large gemmy dark red-brown trapezohedral garnet crystals up to 11 mm across scattered over star-twinned muscovite crystals to 6 mm. The exact species of garnet is either almandine or spessartine, both occur at the locality.
Overall Size:25x23x15 mm
Crystals:4-11 mm
Status: For reference only
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