3.4" Gemmy Grossular Garnet Cluster - Vesper Peak, Washington

This 3.4" 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. 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.




FOR SALE
$175
DETAILS
SPECIES
Grossular Garnet
LOCATION
Vesper Peak, Snohomish County, Washington
SIZE
3.4 x 2.6"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#175449