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Grossular-Spessartine Garnet from Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

 
Grossular-Spessartine Garnet from Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Grossular-Spessartine Garnet from Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Grossular-Spessartine Garnet from Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Grossular-Spessartine Garnet from Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

Grossular-Spessartine Garnet from Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 75156
Mineral:Grossular-Spessartine Garnet
Locality:Mawi, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Description:Thin plate of lustrous transparent red-brown dodecahedral garnet crystals with no matrix on the rear. Both spessartine and grossular garnets occur in the area, so testing is required to determine the exact garnet species.
Overall Size:53x34x7 mm
Crystals:2-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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