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Grossular Garnet with Vesuvianite from Sierra de Cruces, east of Laguna de Jaco, near Hercules, Coahuila, Mexico

 
Grossular Garnet with Vesuvianite from Sierra de Cruces, east of Laguna de Jaco, near Hercules, Coahuila, Mexico

Grossular Garnet with Vesuvianite from Sierra de Cruces, east of Laguna de Jaco, near Hercules, Coahuila, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 63535
Mineral:Grossular Garnet with Vesuvianite
Locality:Sierra de Cruces, east of Laguna de Jaco, near Hercules, Coahuila, Mexico
Description:Lustrous translucent raspberry-pink dodecahedral grossular garnet crystals to 6 mm in gray wollastonite-quartz-calcite matrix with a brown 3 mm vesuvianite crystal. The grossular garnet crystals have good pink color and unusually lustrous surfaces. Ex. Mort Metersky collection, collected ca. 1999
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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