Grossular Garnet (pink)
Black Lake Mine, Chaudiere-Appalaches, Quebec, Canada
Miniature, 4.3 x 4.0 x 2.2 cm

Pink grossulars are exceptionally rare, particularly in large and isolated crystals such as this! Emplaced aesthetically on a matrix of massive, white albite is a single, glassy and gemmy, doubly terminated, lovely pink grossular crystal measuring 1.2 cm across. Very reminiscent of the nearby Jeffrey Mine grossulars. Purchased from a dealer in Tucson about a decade ago, Hawthorneden if I recall. This is old material, and seldom seen for sale.

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