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RM2861   Grossular, var. hessonite

Jeffrey Mine, Val-des-Sources, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada

This miniature is a gem, formed by several grossular crystals, with brilliance, very well defined, transparent and with an intense color. Since the mine closed it is difficult to see specimens of this type. From a former Catalan collection.


Size: 3.2 x 3 x 1.8 cm.
Found in ±1989.

Col. Trigo (Mataró, Catalunya)


 

RM2562   Uvarovite and diopside

Jeffrey Mine, Val-des-Sources, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada

The uvarovite specimens from the Jeffrey are not at all common. This specimen from the Joan Astor collection (Barcelona, Catalunya) dates from the 70s, when some specimens were collected. Small but brilliant and transparent crystals of this garnet, extreme with chromium of the grosularia-uvarovite series.


Size: 5.7 x 3.7 x 3.1 cm.
Found in ±1975.

Col. J. Astor, Barcelona.
 
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