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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 40740
Mineral:Grossular Garnet with Clinochlore and Epidote
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 small green-black platy clinochlore crystals and translucent epidote crystals scattered throughout. Looks beautiful under magnification. Ex. Ned Blandford, originally collected in 1951
Overall Size:5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-2.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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