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ML00010 - Grossular
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
miniature - 3.5 x 3.1 x 2.0 cm
$ 750.00 DISCOUNTED 30.00% OFF TO $ 525.00

Glass clear, colorless Grossulars with milky phantoms at the center. Colorless garnets are extrememly rare, and the best all come form the Jeffrey Mine.


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Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/update3/ML00010a.jpg] Grossular from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/update3/ML00010b.jpg]





ML00119 - Spessartine & Muscovite on Quartz
Shigar Tal, Gilgit Division, Pakistan
small cabinet - 8.0 x 5.0 x 3.3 cm
$ 200.00

Nearly 360 degree complete garnets associated with muscovite stars on a quartz crystal matrix.


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Spessartine & Muscovite on Quartz from Shigar Tal, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00119a.jpg] Spessartine & Muscovite on Quartz from Shigar Tal, Gilgit Division, Pakistan [db_pics/update3/ML00119b.jpg]





ML00295 - Grossular
Nightingale Mine, Churchill County, Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 5.3 x 3.6 x 2.4 cm
$ 150.00

The skarns at Nightengale are notoriously reluctant to produce good crystals. These crystals are surprisingly large and transparent.


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Grossular from Nightingale Mine, Churchill County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00295a.jpg] Grossular from Nightingale Mine, Churchill County, Nevada, USA [db_pics/update5/ML00295b.jpg]





ML00397 - Spessartine & Smoky Quartz
Tongbei, Yunxiao, Fugian Province, China
cabinet - 9.5 x 6.0 x 3.6 cm
$ 500.00

Isolated gemmy spessartines perched on an unusually transparent smoky quartz and microcline.


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Spessartine & Smoky Quartz from Tongbei, Yunxiao, Fugian Province, China [db_pics/update6/ML00397a.jpg]





ML00402 - Grossular
Sierra de la Cruz, Municipo Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico
small cabinet - 7.1 x 6.3 x 5.0 cm
$ 425.00

While garnets from this locality are common, crystals of this size and color intensity are few and far between.


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Grossular from Sierra de la Cruz, Municipo Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico [db_pics/update6/ML00402a.jpg] Grossular from Sierra de la Cruz, Municipo Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico [db_pics/update6/ML00402b.jpg] Grossular from Sierra de la Cruz, Municipo Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico [db_pics/update6/ML00402c.jpg]





DZ0201 - Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite
Shingus, Gilgit, Pakistan
miniature - 4.6 x 2.9 x 2.6 cm
$ 1000.00

A well formed, lustrous garnet aesthetically perched on muscovite crystals.


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Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite from Shingus, Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ0201a.jpg] Spessartine Garnet on Muscovite from Shingus, Gilgit, Pakistan [db_pics/zowater/DZ0201b.jpg]





DZ2006 - Grossular on Diopside
Jeffery Quarry, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
small cabinet - 6.1 x 3.9 x 1.4 cm
$ 600.00

A thin flake of green diopside with intergrown grossular. I must be thirsty, because the I see the color of the garnet as something between cream soda and root beer.


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Grossular on Diopside from Jeffery Quarry, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/zowater/DZ2006a.jpg] Grossular on Diopside from Jeffery Quarry, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada [db_pics/zowater/DZ2006b.jpg]


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