Jeffrey mine (Jeffrey quarry; Johns-Manville mine), Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
Miniature, 3.3 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm
Gorgeous, water-clear, super gemmy, cinnamon-colored hessonite grossular garnet crystals to 1.7 cm grew around and are wrapped over a thin slab of matrix on this fine two-sided specimen from the famous Jeffrey Mine of Quebec. The crystals are amazingly limpid, you can easily see the white matrix beneath these gems. 3 of the 4 crystals are visible on both sides. Ex. Dr. Gary Hansen dealer stock and not seen since the early 1980s.