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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 53429
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet on Quartz
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Lustrous trapezohedral wine-red spessartine garnet crystals to 13 mm on transparent gray quartz crystals to 35 mm. The spessartine crystals have unusual microscopic stepped dodecahedral faces along all of the edges. One crystal is incomplete on rear.
Overall Size:4x3x3 cm
Crystals:3-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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