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Spessartine Garnet on Quartz from Teston, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

 
Spessartine Garnet on Quartz from Teston, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Spessartine Garnet on Quartz from Teston, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Spessartine Garnet on Quartz from Teston, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Spessartine Garnet on Quartz from Teston, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Spessartine Garnet on Quartz from Teston, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

Spessartine Garnet on Quartz from Teston, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 72275
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet on Quartz
Locality:Teston, Braldu Valley, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Description:Large 42 mm lustrous translucent red-brown spessartine garnet crystal intergrown with lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 14 mm. The spessartine garnet crystal is trapezohedral form with complex crystallization patterns on the faces. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection, originally acquired in 2001 from D. Blauwet
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:4-42 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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