Exceptional specimen featuring a large Spessartine Garnet with smaller Spessartines on Albite! From the Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan. Credit: Kevin Ward Visit Amazing Geologist for more. Looks like dessert!
The geology nerd in me just went nuts! how did i never hear of this? i need this for my mineral collection!🌺 "Cactus quartz (Spirit Quartz) is a new mineral that was discovered in South Africa in February
dubfairy: “bijoux-et-mineraux: “ Rainbow Aura Spirit Quartz - South Africa (rainbow aura quartz is quartz that has been enhanced with a combination of titanium and niobium) ” such a beautiful crystal,.