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Spessartine Garnet on Microcline and Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Spessartine Garnet on Microcline and Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Spessartine Garnet on Microcline and Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Spessartine Garnet on Microcline and Quartz from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 53428
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet on Microcline and Quartz
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Large lustrous trapezohedral wine-red spessartine garnet crystals to 27 mm with remnants of white microcline and gray quartz crystals included in the bottom. The spessartine crystals are internally fractured, but the faces are smooth and clean.
Overall Size:30x30x22 mm
Crystals:23-27 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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