• Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite
  • Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite
  • Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite
  • Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite
  • Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite
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Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite

$1,500.00   €1,281  £1,090.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19124
A bright rich apricot orange cluster of Spessartine Garnet crystals perch at one end of a silvery Muscovite Mica matrix.  There is one major Spessartine crystal, 1.9 cm at its widest point, accompanied by two smaller ones, all of them a very vibrant shade of orange.  They are reasonably translucent and heavily striated. A splendid small miniature from Loliondo in the Ngorongoro district of Tanzania.

Details

Dimensions
2.2 × 4.4 × 2.0 cm
Categories
Silicates
Locality
Loliondo, Arusha, Tanzania, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Garnet, Muscovite, Spessartine

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