Spessartine, Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz)
Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China
Cabinet, 9.8 x 8.1 x 3.3 cm
An AESTHETIC and pristine plate of gemmy, orange spessartine garnets and transparent to translucent, smoky quartz crystals to 2.3 cm on matrix. Some of the smoky faces are preferentially frosted. The back has been sawed to enhance display. 9.8 x 8.1 x 3.3 cm