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Grossular Garnet from Virginia Lime and Marble Quarry, 1 mile south of Mountville, Loudoun County, Virginia

 
Grossular Garnet from Virginia Lime and Marble Quarry, 1 mile south of Mountville, Loudoun County, Virginia

Grossular Garnet from Virginia Lime and Marble Quarry, 1 mile south of Mountville, Loudoun County, Virginia

Grossular Garnet from Virginia Lime and Marble Quarry, 1 mile south of Mountville, Loudoun County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 40572
Mineral:Grossular Garnet
Locality:Virginia Lime and Marble Quarry, 1 mile south of Mountville, Loudoun County, Virginia
Description:Sparkling brown grossular garnet crystals in colorless calcite vein on green matrix with large grossular crystals on one edge. Small green-black platy clinochlore crystals are scattered throughout. Looks beautiful under magnification. Ex. Ned Blandford, originally collected in 1950
Overall Size:8x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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