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Grossular var. Hessonite Garnet with Clinochlore from Faiallo Pass, Urbe, Savona, Liguria, Italy

 
Grossular var. Hessonite Garnet with Clinochlore from Faiallo Pass, Urbe, Savona, Liguria, Italy

Grossular var. Hessonite Garnet with Clinochlore from Faiallo Pass, Urbe, Savona, Liguria, Italy

Grossular var. Hessonite Garnet with Clinochlore from Faiallo Pass, Urbe, Savona, Liguria, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 58122
Mineral:Grossular var. Hessonite Garnet with Clinochlore
Locality:Faiallo Pass, Urbe, Savona, Liguria, Italy
Description:Lustrous dark red-black grossular garnet crystals to 8 mm with platy green clinochlore crystals to 2 mm in a shallow cavity. The grossular garnet crystals are dodecahedral form with thin trapezohedral edge faces.
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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