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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. 36187
Mineral:Almandine Garnet
Locality:Old Sulfur Mine, Contrary Creek, near Mineral, Louisa County, Virginia
Description:Two intersecting crystals of wine-red almandine garnet with smooth, lustrous faces. The crystal are crystallized all around (except the bottom). The outer edges are where it intersected adjacent crystals. Several areas show good translucency. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection; collected on a geology field trip University of Va.
Overall Size:30x25x23 mm
Crystals:18-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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