SOLD Spessartine on Quartz, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China, Mined c. 2005, Kalaskie Collection #998, Small Cabinet, 4.5 x 7.5 x 9.4 cm, $650. Online 1/12
Combination of smoky quartz crystals, to 1.5 cm, with an exceptionally rich druse of deep, burnt-orange spessartine. There are associated prismatic, hexagonal crystals with basal pincoid terminations that are completely covered with spessartine: these appear to be beryl. In top condition. Very choice specimen from mining ca. 2004. Betty Kalaskie Collection #998.