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Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal (UV Reactive)
Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal (UV Reactive)
Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal (UV Reactive)
Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal (UV Reactive)
Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal (UV Reactive)

Spessartine Garnet with Hyalite Opal (UV Reactive)

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Spessartine Garnet, a member of the garnet mineral group, forms primarily in pegmatites, metamorphic rocks, and placer deposits. It typically occurs in association with other minerals such as quartz, feldspar, and mica. The formation of Spessartine Garnet is closely tied to regional metamorphism and hydrothermal processes, where high temperatures and pressures facilitate the crystallization of minerals from molten rock or hot aqueous solutions. Its vibrant orange to reddish-brown coloration is attributed to trace amounts of manganese in its crystal structure.

Hyalite Opal, on the other hand, is a type of opal known for its clear to milky appearance and glassy luster. It forms through the deposition of silica-rich solutions in cavities or fractures of volcanic rocks, particularly rhyolites and obsidians.

Hyalite opal has a distinct green fluorescence under UV lighting 


Origin: Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou, Fujian, China (Closed Mine)


Weight:

In grams (g) : 29g

Quantity: 1pcs

Measurements: Approx 4.5cm (L) - 3.5cm (W)


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