Uvarovite -Type locale
Saranovskii Mine, Saranovskaya, Permskaya Oblast, Middle Urals
9.5 x 8 x 1.4 CM (cabinet)
Worldwide mix summer
Large, densely crystallized plate of very bright green Uvarovites from the classic original locality in the Urals. Intense color (this is a true Chromian Garnet) and these crystals are very sharp, distinct and glassy. A sizable, eycatching piece, this is sawn on the backside where it was collected, the sawn area is not visible on display. Uvarovites are one of the rarest Garnets, and only a few places have ever produced any of quality.