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Spessartine-Grossular Garnet on Microcline from Harizedo, Upper Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Spessartine-Grossular Garnet on Microcline from Harizedo, Upper Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Spessartine-Grossular Garnet on Microcline from Harizedo, Upper Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 61235
Mineral:Spessartine-Grossular Garnet on Microcline
Locality:Harizedo, Upper Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Lustrous transparent red garnet crystals (spessartine or grossular) on white microcline. The garnet crystals are trapezohedral form with silky surface luster and microscopic parallel crystal faces running down the edges that give a rounded appearance.
Overall Size:25x22x6 mm
Crystals:0.5-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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