2.3" Druzy Green Uvarovite (Garnet Group) - Russia

This is a beautiful specimen of emerald green, druzy Uvarovite from Russia. This specimen comes with a small acrylic display stand.

Uvarovite is a chromium-bearing garnet group species with the formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3. Uvarovite is one of the rarest of the garnet group minerals, and is the only consistently green garnet species, with an emerald-green color. It occurs as well-formed fine-sized crystals. It is found associated with chromium ores in Spain, Russia, and Quebec in Canada. It also occurs in Finland, Norway, and South Africa.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Uvarovite
LOCATION
Saranovskoje Deposit, West Ural, Russia
SIZE
2.3x1.1"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#95827