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Spessartine Garnet on Microcline from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

 
Spessartine Garnet on Microcline from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

Spessartine Garnet on Microcline from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 45806
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet on Microcline
Locality:Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China
Description:Lustrous translucent wine-red trapezohedral spessartine garnet crystals to 7 mm across on creme-colored blocky microcline crystals to 8 mm. This is an old specimen dating to 1998, one of the first I acquired from China.
Overall Size:8x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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