HESSONITE, CLINOCHLORE – Italy – GFS0243
Hessonite garnet, Clinochlore
Alpe delle Frasse, Laietto, Condove, Metropolitan City of Turin, Piedmont, Italy
11×7,5×5 cm. – main garnet 0,5 cm.
Superb three-dimensional specimen from this classic italian locality, famous for producing beautiful Grossular garnets (var. Hessonite) sought-after by every collector. This piece features crystallized Clinochlore that here and there appear extruded from the matrix, partially covered by sharp and brilliant Hessonite crystals with orange color; remarkable cabinet for quality and aesthetics.