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Grossular Garnet var. Essonite from Pitts-Tenney Quarry, Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine

 
Grossular Garnet var. Essonite from Pitts-Tenney Quarry, Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 20797
Mineral:Grossular Garnet var. Essonite
Locality:Pitts-Tenney Quarry, Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine
Description:Large crystals of cinnamon-colored grossular garnet crystals. The largest crystal is 4 cm across - quite large for this famous locality. The grossular grew in layers, alternating with calcite. Parts of the top layer has chipped off revealing the next. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:11x7x5.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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