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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 68347
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet on Microcline
Locality:Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Two lustrous transparent-to-translucent trapezohedral spessartine garnet crystals on the edge of translucent white microcline. One of the spessartine crystals was restored to position when it popped off during extraction. Restored
Overall Size:30x23x11 mm
Crystals:7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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