Garnet Var. Demantoid
Belqeys Mountain, near Takab, West Azerbaijan
Miniature, 3.8 x 3.0 x 2.4 cm
A major specimen featuring a huge 3.5 cm crystal that is nearly complete all around! It has only a small contact on back, and it rests on a few smaller crystals as a natural pedestal. From new finds in a remote part of Iran in late 2013, these premiered at the Tucson show of 2014.