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Grossular Garnet from Pitts-Tenney Quarry, Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine

 
Grossular Garnet from Pitts-Tenney Quarry, Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 41658
Mineral:Grossular Garnet
Locality:Pitts-Tenney Quarry, Minot, Androscoggin County, Maine
Description:Large partial crystals of cinnamon-colored grossular garnet with lustrous crystal faces. This locality always produces half crystals that alter into surrounding grossular-skarn matrix. The crystals on this specimen are quite large for the locality. Ex. Ray Woodman, 1976
Overall Size:8x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:1.5-7 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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