2.6" Grossular Garnets with Druzy Quartz - Vesper Peak, Washington

This 2.6" wide specimen contains gemmy, orange grossular garnets that formed from a matrix rich in hedenbergite, collected from Vesper Peak in the Cascade Mountain Range of Washington. A pocket of druzy quartz can be found along one edge of this specimen. This is part of a recent find in 2020 from Vesper Peak.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Vesper Peak is located along the Sultan Basin in Snohomish County, Washington. It's known for producing exceptional grossular garnet specimens, as well as a wide variety of other minerals including quartz, prehnite, diopside, pyrite, calcite, clinozoisite, hedenbergite and many more. The most commonly known mine is the 48-55 Mine, or the Garnet Mine, and the claim is owned by Mr. P. E. Crane of Snohomish, Washington. The hike to this location is considered quite difficult and is only accessible for about half of the year.


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DETAILS
SPECIES
Grossular Garnet & Quartz
LOCATION
Vesper Peak, Snohomish County, Washington
SIZE
2.6 x 2.2"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#175441