Spessartine Garnet
Loliondo, near Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Miniature, 3.2 x 3.0 x 3.0 cm
A literal JEWEL, perfect all around, totally symmetric and undamaged, with stunning color! Minimal dark spots inside do not detract so much in person, and do not form the thick veils common in many crystals. 44 grams, and outstanding boxbuster thumbnail or small miniature!