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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 53434
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet on Microcline
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Lustrous trapezohedral wine-red spessartine garnet crystals on limonite-stained white microcline. The spessartine crystals are internally transparent and have only minor flaws around the edges where they were removed from the surrounding rock.
Overall Size:24x20x15 mm
Crystals:5-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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