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Almandine Garnet in Rhyolite from Garnet Hill, 7.5 km WNW of Ely, White Pine County, Nevada

 
Almandine Garnet in Rhyolite from Garnet Hill, 7.5 km WNW of Ely, White Pine County, Nevada

Almandine Garnet in Rhyolite from Garnet Hill, 7.5 km WNW of Ely, White Pine County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 45164
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in Rhyolite
Locality:Garnet Hill, 7.5 km WNW of Ely, White Pine County, Nevada
Description:Pristine crystal of dark red almandine garnet nestled in a 4 cm quartz crystal-lined cavity in pinkish rhyolite. The almandine garnet has classic trapezohedral form, lustrous crystal faces and shows translucency with strong side illumination.
Overall Size:7x7x5 cm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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