Tanzanian Spessartine

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SP25 - Spessartine $ 400
Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.2 x 2.2


Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/sp25a.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/sp25b.jpg]

Well formed Spessartine with good translucency and a minimum of black inclusions, two minor adjacent dings on backside, 14.6 grams. Crystal is 2.2cm in diameter. Excellent color for the find.


SP42 - Spessartine $ 300
Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania
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Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/sp42a.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/sp42b.jpg]

Complete, symetrical gem crystal with top orange color, good transparency, and a minimum of black inclusions present only in one area. Crystal is 11mm in diameter.


AF145 - Spessartine $ 100
Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania
miniature - 3.8 x 3.5 x 2.4 cm


Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af145a.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/af145b.jpg]

Complete orange Spessartine crystal, 9mm wide, set in bright, silvery green mica. Good orange color. Size 3.8 x 3.5 x 2.4 cm. Valued at $100.


TZ506 - Spessartine $ 100
Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 0.9 x 0.9 x 0.9 cm


Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz506a.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz506b.jpg]

High quality Spessartine crystals with great color and transparency (this is the good stuff). Parcel of 3 complete crystals, largest 9mm.


TZ520 - Spessartine $ 2000
Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania
miniature - 4.2 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz520a.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz520b.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz520c.jpg]

Fine quality 1.5cm Spessartine in reddish pink mica. This is a specimen I held back for years and is my favorite of any I have owned in this size range.


TZ522 - Spessartine $ 300
Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania
small cabinet - 6.0 x 5 x 2.5 cm


Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz522a.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz522b.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/tz522c.jpg]

Bright orange Spessartine crystals to 1.2cm in silvery mica.


T552 - Spessartine $ 2200
Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 2.8 cm


Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t552a.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t552b.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t552c.jpg]

Bright citrus orange single Spessartine crystal of good size and great color. A complete crystal but with two faces intergrown/contacted by the mica matrix. Internal gem zones, no black inclusions. Intermittent mining occurs now at this locality, and this crystal was found this year.


T560 - Spessartine $ 900
Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 3 cm


Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t560a.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t560b.jpg] Spessartine from Nani, Loliondo, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/t560c.jpg]

Bright citrus orange single Spessartine crystal of good size and color. A complete crystal with a souple small chipped tips, otherwise undamaged. Internal gem zones and very few black inclusions. Intermittent mining occurs now at this locality, and this crystal was found this year.



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