• Grossular Garnet Var Hessonite
  • Grossular Garnet Var Hessonite
  • Grossular Garnet Var Hessonite
  • Grossular Garnet Var Hessonite
  • Grossular Garnet Var Hessonite

Grossular Garnet Var Hessonite

£950   €1,076  $1,239 approx.  

This specimen is priced in pounds sterling, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC4961

Excellently formed crystals of Hessonite from the Ala Valley area in Piedmont, Italy. Crystals of Grossular measuring to 0.9cm are clustered and scattered over the green-grey Chlorite, with bladed crystals of Diopside. The Hessonite crystals possess a great luster, fine rich root-beer colour, with internal red reflections. Crystals are translucent to gemmy. A classic Grossular variety Hessonite Garnet from the Ala Valley.


6.0 × 3.3 × 2.5 cm
Val d'Ala, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy, Europe

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