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Spessartine Garnet over Microcline from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

 
Spessartine Garnet over Microcline from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

Spessartine Garnet over Microcline from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

Spessartine Garnet over Microcline from Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 58919
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet over Microcline
Locality:Tongbei-Yunling District, Fujian Province, China
Description:Lustrous transparent orange spessartine garnet crystals to 3 mm over blocky light-colored microcline feldspar crystals to 24 mm. The spessartine crystals look beautiful when viewed under magnification: gemmy striated trapezohedral crystals.
Overall Size:7x6.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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