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Grossular Garnet on Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, Brompton Lake, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

 
Grossular Garnet on Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, Brompton Lake, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

Grossular Garnet on Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, Brompton Lake, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 36401
Mineral:Grossular Garnet on Diopside
Locality:Orford Nickel Mine, Brompton Lake, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Description:Lamellar formation of olive-green diopside crystals up to 80 mm long, with narrow cavities lined between with vivid green grossular garnet crystals up to .5 mm (often misidentified as uvarovite or andradite garnet). Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2153; ex. Schortmanns
Overall Size:9x6x5 cm
Crystals:.2-80 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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