Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China
Miniature, 4.8 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm
An absolutely top-notch spessartine with deep red-orange color (not quite as red asit appears, but close), excellent clarity and luster, and stunning striations on all the crystals. The front has near-complete coverage by the crystals which wrap partway around the sides, and the two crystal-covered knobs give the specimen very aesthetic relief. This garnet is a winner all the way - at the very TOP PERCENTILE of all the pieces found for color and luster. 4.8 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm