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Grossular Garnet from Chute Prospect, Casco, Cumberland County, Maine

 
Grossular Garnet from Chute Prospect, Casco, Cumberland County, Maine

Grossular Garnet from Chute Prospect, Casco, Cumberland County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 44457
Mineral:Grossular Garnet
Locality:Chute Prospect, Casco, Cumberland County, Maine
Description:Lustrous brown dodecahedral grossular garnet half-crystals that alter into massive grossular matrix on the bottom. The light color is due to a sub-surface calcite layer included within the grossular garnet. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:7.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:3-24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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