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Mineral Specimen No. 52109:
Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California.

This mineral specimen of Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 52109:

Minerals Species: Grossular Garnet.
Location of mineral deposit: Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California.
Description: Lustrous translucent green grossular garnet crystals lining a cavity in crystallized grossular matrix. The cavity where the grossular crystals formed was filled with translucent blue calcite which almost completely etched away to expose the grossular. Ex. Clarence Jenni (1896-1973) in 1957; ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #356b, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co..
Overall size of mineral specimen: 6.5x5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 2-7 mm
Price: $25 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Mineral Specimens: Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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