Grossular (Var: Hessonite), Clinochlore
Carboneri, Villar Pellice, Pellice Valley, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 4.8 x 2.0 cm
Beautiful, brilliant, gemmy, dark cherry-red hessonite crystals to 6 mm are richly scattered on the matrix plate covered with books of silvery-green, partially gemmy clinochlore lamellae on this fine specimen from a classic Italian locale - Carboneri in the Pellice Valley. This is very highly representative and rich combination material from this noted locale. Ex. Wes Parker Collection.