Grossular (Var: Hessonite), Clinochlore
Carboneri, Villar Pellice, Pellice Valley, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
Small Cabinet, 6.0 x 4.3 x 3.5 cm
Beautiful, brilliant, gemmy, dark red hessonite crystals to 5 mm richly cover the vuggy matrix and are very nicely accented with silvery-green clinochlore lamellae on this fine specimen from a classic Italian locale - Carboneri in the Pellice Valley. Very highly representative and rich material from this noted locale. Ex. Wes Parker Collection.