On this specimen Luscious Raspberry Red Crystals of grossular garnet nestle in a bone white rhyolite matrix. The color of the crystals on this piece is quite vivid, not the washed out pink you sometimes see, and they are all very lustrous. Coverage is good, with sharp crystals poking out in several places. Some of the crystals show the characteristic black cores for which this material is known. There are a few olive green grossular garnet crystals on this specimen as well. It’s lovely delicate & saturated colors, it’s shape and textures make this a truly unique example of natures wonders for your collection.
Locality: Coahuila, Mexico
Dimensions: 2 5/8″H x 4 3/16″W x 2 7/8″D (6.8cmH x 10.7cmW x6.2cmD)
Weight: 20oz (567gr)
*NOTE* this item is from our personal collection.
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Raspberry Garnets in Matrix