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Spessartine Garnet from Loliondo, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

 
Spessartine Garnet from Loliondo, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Spessartine Garnet from Loliondo, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Spessartine Garnet from Loliondo, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Spessartine Garnet from Loliondo, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

Spessartine Garnet from Loliondo, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania

DESCRIPTION:No. 60721
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet
Locality:Loliondo, Mpwapwa District, Dodoma, Tanzania
Description:Unusually large translucent spessartine garnet crystal with no matrix attached. The spessartine crystal is trapezohedral form with striated crystallization patterns on the faces. The spessartine varies from orange to brown. Bottom face was attached.
Overall Size:40x38x30 mm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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