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Grossular Garnet var. Essonite with Clinochlore from Mussa Alp, Piemonte, Italy

 
Grossular Garnet var. Essonite with Clinochlore from Mussa Alp, Piemonte, Italy

Grossular Garnet var. Essonite with Clinochlore from Mussa Alp, Piemonte, Italy

Grossular Garnet var. Essonite with Clinochlore from Mussa Alp, Piemonte, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 34937
Mineral:Grossular Garnet var. Essonite with Clinochlore
Locality:Mussa Alp, Piemonte, Italy
Description:Historic specimen of translucent brown essonite variety of grossular garnet crystals up to 2 mm with mica-like greenish clinochlore crystals up to 1 mm. Minor damage visible when viewed under magnification. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:.2-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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