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Spessartine-Grossular Garnet in Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

 
Spessartine-Grossular Garnet in Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Spessartine-Grossular Garnet in Galena from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 37767
Mineral:Spessartine-Grossular Garnet in Galena
Locality:Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Description:Many dark wine-red garnet crystals up to 17 mm embedded in metallic gray galena matrix. The species of garnet is grossular to spessartine, though only testing can determine, the latter is most likely. Must be seen in person to be appreciated. Ex. A.S. Goldstein #271
Overall Size:8x7x6 cm
Crystals:3-17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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