Garnet Var. Demantoid
Miniature, 5.5 x 4.2 x 3.4 cm
Belqeys Mountain, near Takab, West Azerbaijan
A rare cluster! For whatever reason, these specimens seldom were found in rich clusters, as opposed to single crystals far apart on matrix that was very difficult to break and open. From new finds in a remote part of Iran in late 2013, these premiered at the Tucson show of 2014.