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Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 64988
Mineral:Almandine-Spessartine Garnet
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Large transparent wine-red garnet crystal with minor gray microcline. Both spessartine and almandine garnets occur here; testing is required to determine species. The garnet crystal is dodecahedral form and has fine crystallization patterns on the faces.
Overall Size:24x20x16 mm
Crystals:24 mm
Status: For reference only
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