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Garnet & Smoky Quartz

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RBR34292

Garnet & Smoky Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Hupei Mine, Pingjiang County, Yueyang, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
9 × 13 × 7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.70cm
Description

A very fine specimen with garnet (pyrope or spessartine) with smoky quartz on matrix.

The smoky's are up to 17 mm "large", approx 12 of them are on this specimen. Some garnets (with a size of 6-7 mm) are inside the quartz.

The specimen was found 25 years ago.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smoky Quartz

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0