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Almandine Garnet from Old Sulfur Mine, Contrary Creek, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia

 
Almandine Garnet from Old Sulfur Mine, Contrary Creek, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia

Almandine Garnet from Old Sulfur Mine, Contrary Creek, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 34522
Mineral:Almandine Garnet
Locality:Old Sulfur Mine, Contrary Creek, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia
Description:Large crystal of wine-red almandine garnet with smooth, lustrous faces. The crystal shows all or parts of six crystal faces. Several areas show good translucency. This is the largest single crystal from this locality in Rorer's collection. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection; collected on a geology field trip University of Va.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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