Spessartine, Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz)
Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China
Small Cabinet, 6.7 x 4.0 x 2.5 cm
A classic Tongbei specimen - Smoky Quartz crystals generously covered with gemmy Spessartine Garnets. The Smoky QUartzes are up to 1.3 cm in size and have good color and luster. The beautiful spessartine Garnets are gemmy, deep orange, and have the superb, striated luster that makes them so special. Ex. Charlie Key.