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Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 
Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal from Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 72363
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal
Locality:Lavra Navegadora, Penha do Norte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Description:Lustrous naturally etched transparent wine-red spessartine garnet crystal with irregular crystal form and surfaces composed of many parallel, stepped faces. The spessartine garnet is fully crystallized on all faces with an area of green hyalite opal. Collected in early 2003. Weight: 14.7 grams
Overall Size:35x23x15 mm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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