HUGE NATURAL ALMANDINE GARNET CRYSTAL - 3.365 KILOS! App. 14 x 12 x 9 cms
This is an amazing huge stunning Almandine Garnet crystal that measures approx. 14 x 12 x 9 cms and weighs a whopping 3.365 kilos.
This is a really heavy Garnet crystal with some Green Mica and a small amount of Phlogopite.
This piece originates from Namibia, close to the Angola border - Lion country!
Mythology recounts that when the skies were blacked out with rain that it was a garnet that illuminated Noah's ark. Similarly the crusaders wore a garnet, believing that it would illuminate their way home. Garnet is known to physically heat cold fingers and toes, it improves a sluggish circulation and relieves rheumatic joints. Emotionally, garnet can help to melt frozen feelings and paralysing fear. Garnet is a stone of passion and helps in matters of love and sensuality.