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Almandine Garnets in schist from western footing of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Staten Island, New York City, New York

 
Almandine Garnets in schist from western footing of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Staten Island, New York City, New York

Almandine Garnets in schist from western footing of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Staten Island, New York City, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 27741
Mineral:Almandine Garnets in schist
Locality:western footing of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Staten Island, New York City, New York
Description:Small, well-formed crystals of dark-red almandine garnets in mica schist matrix. These wwere recovered during construction of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge between Brooklyn, and Staten Island, in New York City in 1963. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:8x8x4 cm
Crystals:3-5 mm
Status: For reference only
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