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Diopside on Grossular Garnet from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada

 
Diopside on Grossular Garnet from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada

Diopside on Grossular Garnet from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 40827
Mineral:Diopside on Grossular Garnet
Locality:Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Québec, Canada
Description:Tan-colored prismatic diopside crystals up to 6 mm long overgrown on gray-brown grossular garnet microcrystals with larger glassy orange grossular crystals up to 11 mm across along one edge. Looks beautiful under magnification. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #1186, acquired in 1976 from Wards
Overall Size:4x3x1 cm
Crystals:1-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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