• Grossular Garnet var. Hessonite
  • Grossular Garnet var. Hessonite
  • Grossular Garnet var. Hessonite
  • Grossular Garnet var. Hessonite
Gem Minerals

Grossular Garnet var. Hessonite

ID: CC19246
A great miniature group of intergrown Grossular Garnet crystals of the variety Hessonite, from Jeffrey mine at Asbestos in Québec.  The translucent crystals have lozenge-shaped, high lustre faces and are an apricot-orange reminiscent of barley sugar.  The crystals measure up to 1.2 cm across and sit on a thin granular white and dark grey matrix.  A most attractive example of Hessonite garnet.

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Dimensions
5.1 × 3.6 × 1.8 cm
Categories
Gem Minerals, Silicates
Locality
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Richmond Co., Quebec, Canada, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
variety Hessonite

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