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Almandine Garnet from Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts

 
Almandine Garnet from Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 23377
Mineral:Almandine Garnet
Locality:Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Well crystallized cluster of dark brown almandine garnets in muscovite matrix. Garnets from this locality set the standard for New England garnets - sharp and lustrous. Minor damage to corner on lower left. The miner never revealed the exact location.
Overall Size:5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:5-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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