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Grossular var Hessonite with Diopside


From a collection accumulated in the 1980s-1990s in the Alpine deposits in the Piedmont area near Turin, this super gemmy miniature has a generously distributed and often stacked lustrous hessonites  piled on a matrix coated with chlinochlore and many gemmy to opaque diopsides.

Locality: Laietto, Condove, Torino, Italy

Composition: calcium aluminum silicate

Availability: 1 in stock

Dimensions 6.4 × 3.5 × 2.9 cm