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Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Boothwyn, Upper Chichester Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

 
Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Boothwyn, Upper Chichester Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Boothwyn, Upper Chichester Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 30393
Mineral:Almandine-Spessartine Garnet
Locality:Boothwyn, Upper Chichester Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Description:Large dodecahedral crystal of red-brown garnet perched on the edge of quartz and albite pegmatite. The almandine crystal has been restored to position, no glue is visible. Good specimen with well developed crystal form. Back side is incomplete. Ex. Jay Lininger (1939-2004); auction lot 881, item no. 00833
Overall Size:13x10x7 cm
Crystals:35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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