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Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Fred Schuster Prospect, Dripps Road, Middletown, Connecticut

 
Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Fred Schuster Prospect, Dripps Road, Middletown, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 33981
Mineral:Spessartine-Almandine Garnet
Locality:Fred Schuster Prospect, Dripps Road, Middletown, Connecticut
Description:Large crystals of brown-black spessartine (almandine?) garnet from a one-time find. The largest crystal shows about half the complete crystal with a smaller crystal on the side. Find was mentioned in 1992 What's New in Minerals in Mineralogical Record. Collected by Fred Schuster November 16, 1991
Overall Size:4.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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