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Almandine Garnet with Muscovite on Albite from Swamp No. 1 Quarry, Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine

 
Almandine Garnet with Muscovite on Albite from Swamp No. 1 Quarry, Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine

Almandine Garnet with Muscovite on Albite from Swamp No. 1 Quarry, Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 43301
Mineral:Almandine Garnet with Muscovite on Albite
Locality:Swamp No. 1 Quarry, Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine
Description:Three unusual flattened crystals of red-brown almandine garnet with dark muscovite mica on white albite matrix. The almandine crystals show complete dodecahedral form but are compressed in one axis resulting in 7 mm thick disc-shaped crystals.
Overall Size:8x4x4 cm
Crystals:13-17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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