Spessartine, Quartz (Var: Smoky Quartz)
Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China
Large Cabinet, 17.2 x 6.2 x 4.0 cm
A striking, elongated, large cabinet plate covered with very gemmy/sparkly reddish-orange to orange spessartine garnets to about 4-5 mm and nicely accented with glassy, smoky quartz crystals from recent finds at Tongbei, China. Classic, very rich and large material from this noted Chinese locale.