Garnet Var. Demantoid
Belqeys Mountain, near Takab, West Azerbaijan
Thumbnail, 2.0 x 1.5 x 1.3 cm
Great color and size make this a bargain for an example of a good crystal from this find, though it is contacted on the back (hence the lower price for such a large crystal). From new finds in a remote part of Iran in late 2013, these premiered at the Tucson show of 2014.