Mineral Specimen #6171 Spessartine Garnet Crystals on Microcline
Tongbei, Fujian, China
7.6 x 4.5 x 1.5 cm
3 x 1.8 x 0.6 in
Well formed orange colored Garnet crystals are scattered across a matrix of pale peach colored Microcline. Some of the Garnet crystals are very gemmy and when back lit, glow with transmitted light. Also present on the surface of the Microcline is green colored Chlorite. Part of the bottom of the specimen has been sawed.
Flaws: Nothing Appreciable
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From China | Garnets | Tectosilicates | Phyllosilicates | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars