Grossular Garnet on Diopside (Wes Parker Coll.)

Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
Miniature, 4.8 x 4.2 x 3.4 cm
Start Time: 12/03/2009 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/10/2009 6:45:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Supremely, gemmy and lustrous, cinnamon-orange, grossular garnets are aesthetically set on sculptural matrix covered with very glassy, pastel-green to coloress, diopside needles on this showy and excellent combination specimen from the famous and now-closed Jeffrey Mine. The isolated single crystal is 8 mm and the cluster is 1.5 cm across. Classic material from the Wes Parker Collection.

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