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Grossular Garnet with Clinochlore from Val d'Ala, Piemonte, Italy

 
Grossular Garnet with Clinochlore from Val d'Ala, Piemonte, Italy

Grossular Garnet with Clinochlore from Val d'Ala, Piemonte, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 31509
Mineral:Grossular Garnet with Clinochlore
Locality:Val d'Ala, Piemonte, Italy
Description:Rich specimen of translucent red-brown grossular garnet crystals up to 3 mm with scattered rosettes of greenish clinochlore crystals up to 1.5 mm. The grossular crystals have a slightly etched surface texture. One small area is incomplete. Old collection #2832; ex. D. Seaman (A.M.N.H.)
Overall Size:4.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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