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Mineral Specimen No. 73251:
Almandine Garnet with Staurolite from Green's Farm, 750 m. ESE of Roxbury Falls, Roxbury, New Haven County, Connecticut.

This mineral specimen of Almandine Garnet with Staurolite from Green's Farm, 750 m. ESE of Roxbury Falls, Roxbury, New Haven County, Connecticut 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. 73251:

Minerals Species: Almandine Garnet with Staurolite.
Location of mineral deposit: Green's Farm, 750 m. ESE of Roxbury Falls, Roxbury, New Haven County, Connecticut.
Description: Translucent red-brown dodecahedral almandine garnet crystals to 19 mm with prismatic translucent red-brown staurolite crystals to 15 mm in contrasting gray schist. The almandine garnet crystals are harder than the surrounding schist and stand proud. The specimen was extracted from solid rock, not from a cavity, resulting in minor surface imperfections where the surrounding matrix was removed. Collected ca. 1992; locality closed to collecting in 2012..
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5.5x4x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-19 mm
Price: $22 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Almandine Garnet with Staurolite from Green's Farm, 750 m. ESE of Roxbury Falls, Roxbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Almandine Garnet with Staurolite from Green's Farm, 750 m. ESE of Roxbury Falls, Roxbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Almandine Garnet with Staurolite from Green's Farm, 750 m. ESE of Roxbury Falls, Roxbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Almandine Garnet with Staurolite from Green's Farm, 750 m. ESE of Roxbury Falls, Roxbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

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