• Spessartine Garnet with Quartz and Feldspar
  • Spessartine Garnet with Quartz and Feldspar
  • Spessartine Garnet with Quartz and Feldspar
  • Spessartine Garnet with Quartz and Feldspar
  • Spessartine Garnet with Quartz and Feldspar
  • Spessartine Garnet with Quartz and Feldspar
Gem Minerals

Spessartine Garnet with Quartz and Feldspar

$6,000.00   €5,459  £4,890.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC17662
A superb cabinet specimen of deep burgundy-red Spessartine Garnets scattered over milky Albite Feldspar and crystals of translucent smoky Quartz. From the Shigar Valley in the Skardu District of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, the prime Spessartine crystal is a semi-equant rhombic dodecahedron measuring 2.4 x 2.2 x 17 cm and is perched atop the specimen for maximum impact.  Five other Spessartine crystals between 0.3 and 0.9 cm are scattered across the specimen.  From amongst the Albite protrude light grey Smoky Quartz crystals to 4 cm and books of silvery Muscovite mica.  A magnificent Spessartine from Shigar Valley in Pakistan.

Details

Dimensions
10.9 × 8.3 × 5.8 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Silicates
Locality
Shigar Valley, Skardu, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Garnet, Quartz, Spessartine

Related Mineral Specimens

Olivenite on Quartz
$8,500
 Wheal Unity, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe
A fine crystal druse of Olivenite on Quartz from Wheal Unity, St. Day, Cornwall. Lustrous dark olive...
Scheelite on Quartz
$600
 Cínovec / Zinnwald, Erzgebirge; Krusné Hory Mts, Saxony & Ústí Region, Germany & Czech Republic
Scattered and clustered crystals of Scheelite are grown on a thin section of Quartz from the...
QUARTZ var ROSE with MUSCOVITE
$4,000
 Shigar Valley, Skardu, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan, Asia
Two well-developed crystal areas of gemmy to translucent Rose Quartz have formed on silvery crystals...
Fluorite on Quartz
$500
 Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China, Asia
Gemmy lustrous crystals of Fluorite displaying purple colour zoning to great advantage from the...