Spessartine on Quartz, Tongbei Area, Fujian Province, China, Mined c. 2004, Kalaskie Collection #1000, Small Cabinet, 6.2 x 6.5 x 13.7 cm, $450. Online 1/12
Albite matrix covered with a combination of smoky quartz, crystals to approx 2.5 cm, with associated muscovite and numerous rich orange spessartine. These are becoming scarce on the open market since the original finds over 12 years ago. Fine, undamaged specimen from mining ca. 2004. Betty Kalaskie Collection #1000.