gem GARNET var. GROSSULAR with DIOPSIDE inclusions


Specimen: #15475
Locality: Jeffrey mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Quebec, Canada
Size: 12mm x 9mm x 10mm
Size description: Thumbnail
Shipping: USA 8.60, Canada 11.80, Worldwide 12.80, China by DHL 61.00 (USD)
Status: USD 115 RESERVED

Splendid honey-orange colored Grossular Garnet crystal of 12mm from the famous Jeffrey mine, Quebec, Canada. It is transparent, gem quality with superb luster and rich color. It is glassy clear - pure orange water. The crystal has rhombic dodecahedral habit with sharp crystallization. Inside are seen inclusions of Diopside needles. For references see the 2013 issue of The Mineralogical Record vol. 44, # 4. In very good condition - some minor nicks and base contact. On acrylic base.

Amazing gem!



gem GARNET var. GROSSULAR with DIOPSIDE inclusions

gem GARNET var. GROSSULAR with DIOPSIDE inclusions

gem GARNET var. GROSSULAR with DIOPSIDE inclusions

gem GARNET var. GROSSULAR with DIOPSIDE inclusions

gem GARNET var. GROSSULAR with DIOPSIDE inclusions