Small Cabinet, 8.8 x 7.4 x 6.4 cm
Miracle Mountain Mine, Garnet Hill, Calaveras Co., California, USA
A huge, extremely rare andradite garnet from a very uncommon California locale - the Miracle Mountain Mine in Amador County. This is an old-time specimen. It has a wonderful reddish-brown color, complex crystallization and excellent luster. This superb piece was for many years part of the Pala Properties/Bill Larson Garnet Collection and was on display at the Fallbrook shop. An outstanding large specimen from this rare locale.