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Grossular Garnet

Grossular Garnet

Specimen # 102012
Mineral: Grossular Garnet
Location: Diabe Sira, Arrondissement Diako, Kayes Region, Mali
Size: 6.8 x 5.9 x 3.9 cm
Price: $70.00 CAD

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Detailed Description

This specimen is covered with sharp, lustrous, deep brown grossular crystals. 

There are light-coloured needle-like inclusions within the grossulars, quite possibly of an amphibole group mineral. In excellent condition (with magnification one can find a few nicks and there are a few incomplete crystals around the periphery). These garnet crystals have great lustre.

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About These Grossular Specimens

These were found in 2016 from a new Arrondissemant Diako locality, Diabe Sira. Unlike most garnets from the region, the specimens from this find are plates of crystals on matrix - they are very attractive.

Detailed Description

This specimen is covered with sharp, lustrous, deep brown grossular crystals. 

There are light-coloured needle-like inclusions within the grossulars, quite possibly of an amphibole group mineral. In excellent condition (with magnification one can find a few nicks and there are a few incomplete crystals around the periphery). These garnet crystals have great lustre.

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About These Grossular Specimens

These were found in 2016 from a new Arrondissemant Diako locality, Diabe Sira. Unlike most garnets from the region, the specimens from this find are plates of crystals on matrix - they are very attractive.