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Spessartine Garnet on Microcline with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

 
Spessartine Garnet on Microcline with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

Spessartine Garnet on Microcline with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spessartine Garnet on Microcline with Quartz and Hyalite Opal from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 56418
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet on Microcline with Quartz and Hyalite Opal
Locality:Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China
Description:Lustrous translucent wine-red trapezohedral spessartine garnet crystals to 4 mm across on crème-colored microcline crystals to 3 mm with minor colorless quartz and transparent gray hyalite opal that fluoresces green under SW UV illumination. Ex. Tom Penney collection
Overall Size:4.5x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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