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Spessartine Garnet on rhyolite from Ruby Mountain, Nathrop, Chaffee County, Colorado

 
Spessartine Garnet on rhyolite from Ruby Mountain, Nathrop, Chaffee County, Colorado

Spessartine Garnet on rhyolite from Ruby Mountain, Nathrop, Chaffee County, Colorado

Spessartine Garnet on rhyolite from Ruby Mountain, Nathrop, Chaffee County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 44262
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet on rhyolite
Locality:Ruby Mountain, Nathrop, Chaffee County, Colorado
Description:Six lustrous dark-red spessartine garnet crystals in shallow cavities in light-colored rhyolite. These spessartine crystals are more translucent than the nearly black crystals commonly found at this locality. Ex. Ned Blandford, originally acquired in 1951
Overall Size:7.5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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