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Grossular Garnets from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)

 
Grossular Garnets from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)

Grossular Garnets from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)

DESCRIPTION:No. 18887
Mineral:Grossular Garnets
Locality:riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)
Description:Five greenish crystals of grossular garnet, some with remnants of matrix attached, with old museum label listing Vaux as the source. All crystals are well developed with few imperfections. Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 7208 (ca. 1880) donated by Vaux.
Overall Size:1-2 cm
Crystals:1-2 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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