Large Hessonite crystals with adamantine luster. Color is reddish-orange to brown. Largest Hessonite crystal is 4-cm long. Another is 2.7-cm. Minor Vesuvianite (green) in matrix.
Hessonite is a variety of Grossular Garnet. Hessonite is a calcium aluminum silicate mineral. Crystal system is Isometric. Hardness is 6 on the Mohs scale.
Location: Laghman Province, Afghanistan
Specimen size: 12.6 x 8.9 x 8.4 cm (5.0 x 3.5 x 3.3 inch) Cabinet
Specimen weight: 1,150 grams (2 lb 8.6 oz)
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12 × 7 × 5 in
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