Garnet Var. Spessartine – Location: Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah. Miniature (see photo for more details). Here we have an exceptional cluster of spessartine garnet crystal form the Thomas Range. This specimen was collected by John Holfert in 2014 and is part of the John Holfert private collection. The garnet crystals are large crystals from this locality and the crystals are well formed and sharp and have a dark reddish-brown color along with a glassy luster. While garnet crystals are fairly widely distributed throughout the entire range, euhedral (sharply formed with glassy faces) . The garnet crystals from the Thomas rage are a mixture of almandine and spessartine with a dominance of spessartine.