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Almandine Garnet from Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

 
Almandine Garnet from Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 19007
Mineral:Almandine Garnet
Locality:Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina
Description:Many crystals of wine-red almandine garnet crystals in white quartz and green muscovite matrix. Some crystals are incomplete. The contrast of the garnets against the matrix is very aesthetic.
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:4-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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