Grossular var Hessonite with Chlinochlore and Diopside


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From a collection accumulated in the 1980s-1990s in the Alpine deposits in the Piedmont area near Turin, this phenomenal miniature has a cluster of glistening deeply colored and lustrous hessonites with deep red color and many diopsides scattered about. Fabulous presentation and the chlinochlore perched on the diopside is ever so sweet.

Locality: Rocca Sella, Almese, Val Sussa, Piedmont, Italy

Composition: calcium aluminum silicate

Dimensions: 4.3 × 2.7 × 1.5 cm
Dimensions: 4.3 × 2.7 × 1.5 cm