1.8" Orange Grossular Garnet Cluster - Bishop, California
This is a 1.8" wide specimen that's covered in orange grossular garnets, collected from the the Tungsten Hills of Inyo County, California. Comes with an acrylic display case.
Garnets are nesosilicates having the general formula X3Y2(SiO4)3. There are many species of garnet which include pyrope, almandine, spessartine, uvarovite, andradite and grossular (varieties of which are hessonite, cinnamon-stone and tsavorite). Garnets are found in a wide variety of colors including red, orange, yellow, green, purple, brown, blue, black, pink, and colorless, with reddish shades being the most common.