Hematite and Quartz
Tormiq Valley, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Pakistan
Thumbnail, 2.1 x 2.0 x 0.7 cm
Ex. James (Jim) Houran; Ralph Clark

A stunning, mirror-lustrous, symmetrical, "Iron Rose", of the classic Alpine style. It is associated with and accented by with minor albite, titanite and quartz. Superb composition. Ex Ralph Clark and Jim Houran Collections I cannot recall seeing one of these as such a perfect full thumbnail from this locality - and these really do seem brighter than the traditional Swiss examples. A complete Floater, 360 degrees !

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