Grossular (Var: Hessonite), Diopside
Mussa Alp, Balme, Ala Valley, Lanzo Valley, Sesia-Lanzo zone, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
Small Cabinet, 7.8 x 5.9 x 5.3 cm
A rich and uncommon Italian alpine specimen of gemmy little hessonite garnets intermixed with bladed, transparent diopside crystals. This European specimen came with a collection card showing it to have been purchased in Neuhausen, Germany in 1967. 7.8 x 5.9 x 5.3 cm