opaque GARNET var. GROSSULAR, WOLLASTONITE


Specimen: #14778
Locality: Jeffrey mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
Size: 27mm x 25mm x 17mm
Size description: Toenail
Shipping: USA 8.60, Canada 11.80, Worldwide 12.80, China by DHL 61.00 (USD)
Status: SOLD

Very uncommon specimen of porcelain white Grossular Garnet crystals associated with Wollastonite. The Grossular Garnet crystals up to 3mm with light pinkish hue. They are completely opaque and porcelain, with strong luster, and sharp rhombic decahedral habit. White hairy Wollastonite grows on the back side. For references see the 2013 issue of The Mineralogical Record vol. 44, # 4.  In excellent condition – side contacts. On acrylic base.

Superb offbeat Grossular!



opaque GARNET var. GROSSULAR, WOLLASTONITE

opaque GARNET var. GROSSULAR, WOLLASTONITE

opaque GARNET var. GROSSULAR, WOLLASTONITE

opaque GARNET var. GROSSULAR, WOLLASTONITE

opaque GARNET var. GROSSULAR, WOLLASTONITE