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Pyrope var. Rhodolite Garnet from Umba Valley, Tanzania

 
Pyrope var. Rhodolite Garnet from Umba Valley, Tanzania

Pyrope var. Rhodolite Garnet from Umba Valley, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 56465
Mineral:Pyrope var. Rhodolite Garnet
Locality:Umba Valley, Tanzania
Description:Transparent rhodolite garnet, the dark red-pink gem variety of the mineral species pyrope, with excellent internal clarity. This was found in the gem gravels of the Umba River and the outer surfaces are rough conchoidal faces caused by alluvial wear. Ex. G. Carmichael collection
Overall Size:13x10x9 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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