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Spessartine Garnet on Albite-Microcline from Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Spessartine Garnet on Albite-Microcline from Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Spessartine Garnet on Albite-Microcline from Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 53220
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet on Albite-Microcline
Locality:Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Transparent red-brown spessartine garnet crystals to 7 mm scattered over white albite-microcline feldspar crystals to 20 mm. The spessartine crystals are trapezohedral form with complex stepped edges composed of microscopic parallel faces.
Overall Size:5.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.2-7.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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