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Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

 
Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Grossular Garnet over Calcite from Handan, Hebei, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 61492
Mineral:Grossular Garnet over Calcite
Locality:Handan, Hebei, China
Description:Rounded cluster of lustrous transparent yellow-brown grossular garnet crystals to 8 mm overgrown on a core of colorless calcite. The grossular garnet crystals are dodecahedral form with trapezohedral edge faces and have translucent core zones.
Overall Size:7.5x7.5x5.5 cm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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