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Grossular-Andradite Garnet from Marmoraton Iron Mine, Marmora, Ontario, Canada

 
Grossular-Andradite Garnet from Marmoraton Iron Mine, Marmora, Ontario, Canada

Grossular-Andradite Garnet from Marmoraton Iron Mine, Marmora, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 39895
Mineral:Grossular-Andradite Garnet
Locality:Marmoraton Iron Mine, Marmora, Ontario, Canada
Description:Lustrous red-orange garnet crystals in a pocket partially filled with milky quartz. The garnets from this locality average 60 percent grossular, 40 percent andradite. See Rocks and Minerals v.13 #2. Ex. Ned Blandford, originally acquired in 1972
Overall Size:7x5x5 cm
Crystals:2-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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