Spessartine with quartz and muscovite
Reddish-orange spessartine is one of the garnet minerals. Here, it sits on white quartz and plate-like crystals of muscovite. Magnificent pegmatite specimens such as this have been found in Pakistan since the mid-1980s.
Catalog Number: C7035
Purchased through Frederick A. Canfield 1985
Locality: Haramosh Mountains, Gilgit