Gem GARNET var. GROSSULAR var. TSAVORITE, DIOPSIDE
Marvelous cluster of gem Grossular Garnet var. Tsavorite with Diopside and Calcite from Merelani Hills, Tanzania. The Tsavorite is a very rare, green, chromium or vanadium variety of Grossular. The Tsavorite crystals are up to 6mm, vitreous, clear, transparent and gem with strong luster. They have green color and sharp rhombic dodecahedral crystal habit. Some white Calcite and lustrous Diopside crystals enrich the display. Some contacts. On acrylic base., Cute!