- Astor Valley, Astore District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
- Thumbnail, 2.5 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm
- Ex. Irv Brown
Zircons come in a variety of colors, including the rich ruddy red coloring seen here, in this sharp 1.75-cm zircon crystal frozen in matrix, well perched for display as a matrix thumbnail specimen! It is doubly-terminated and a fantastic example for the locality.