Spessartine, Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz), Albite
Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China
Thumbnail, 9.3 x 6.3 x 3.6 cm
A beautiful and aesthetic specimen of gemmy and lustrous, cherry-red spessartine garnets to 1.1 cm and glassy, smoky quartz crystals very nicely placed on albite matrix from the Tongbei Area of China. A couple of trivial edge bruises on the garnet crystals are barely noticeable. The base is sawed to enhance display. very CHOICE material from the Lewadny Collection. 9.3 x 6.3 x 3.6 cm