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Almandine Garnet in Muscovite-Quartz matrix from excavation for bank on South Street in lower Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

 
Almandine Garnet in Muscovite-Quartz matrix from excavation for bank on South Street in lower Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

Almandine Garnet in Muscovite-Quartz matrix from excavation for bank on South Street in lower Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

Almandine Garnet in Muscovite-Quartz matrix from excavation for bank on South Street in lower Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

Almandine Garnet in Muscovite-Quartz matrix from excavation for bank on South Street in lower Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

Almandine Garnet in Muscovite-Quartz matrix from excavation for bank on South Street in lower Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

Almandine Garnet in Muscovite-Quartz matrix from excavation for bank on South Street in lower Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 322
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in Muscovite-Quartz matrix
Locality:excavation for bank on South Street in lower Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York
Description:Lustrous red-brown trapezohedral almandine garnet crystal in muscovite-quartz matrix. The almandine garnet surfaces are composed of many smaller trapezohedral faces in parallel orientation. I consider this the second-best NYC garnet ever found. Collected by Dietmar Stitz in May 1970 from excavated rock dumped in the NJ Meadowlands. Illustrated in The Minerals of New York City (2009) Rocks & Minerals, vol. 84 # 3, pp. 204-240
Overall Size:9x7x6.5 cm
Crystals:55 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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