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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 34791
Mineral:Almandine Garnet
Locality:Old Sulfur Mine, Contrary Creek, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia
Description:Three interconnected wine-red almandine garnet crystals. The crystal faces are smooth and lustrous. Internally the crystals are fractured. This is the only garnet cluster I have from this locality. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection; collected on a geology field trip University of Va.
Overall Size:5.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:22-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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