Spessartine, Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz)
Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 4.5 x 2.1 cm
A superb 1.5-cm crystal of spessartine is the star of this plate of garnets and small smokies, from China. Note the pretty striations on the faces of the big spessartine garnet! 7.0 x 4.5 x 2.1cm