Wide association of spessartine garnets, smoky quartz and albite, collected from Fujian Province, China. The Wushan Spessartine Mine is located in the Fujian Province of China and is known for the dazzling spessartine garnet and smokey quartz associations it produce.
Peach colored TOPAZ crystal. The terminated end is rough but all of the sides are transparent. The white mineral is Albite (Feldspar). The Topaz can be cut into a gemstone. Topaz is the birthstone for November. This piece is from the collection of Roger Maynard. Roger is a friend and was a long-time geologist with the US Geological Survey in New Mexico.