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Almandine Garnet from Bear Creek District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

 
Almandine Garnet from Bear Creek District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

Almandine Garnet from Bear Creek District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 43640
Mineral:Almandine Garnet
Locality:Bear Creek District, Mitchell County, North Carolina
Description:Sharp black trapezohedral almandine garnet crystals in muscovite-albite-quartz pegmatite. The crystals are about one-half complete and altered into the surrounding pegmatite on the rear. One corner has a small chip missing. Ex. Ned Blandford, originally acquired in 1949
Overall Size:3.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:15-21 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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