Uvarovite Garnet
Outokumpu, Ita-Suomen Laani, Finland
Miniature, 4.4 x 3.2 x 2.3 cm
A huge crystal of just over 8mm, which is remarkable for this old classic locality, frozen in massive calcite matrix. Good Finland uvarovites are generally regarded as best of species, for size and intense color, and are now old classics hard to obtain. This is from an old German collection.