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Almandine Garnet from Roebling Mine, Upper Merryall, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Almandine Garnet from Roebling Mine, Upper Merryall, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet from Roebling Mine, Upper Merryall, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet from Roebling Mine, Upper Merryall, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 45993
Mineral:Almandine Garnet
Locality:Roebling Mine, Upper Merryall, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Partially translucent red-brown trapezohedral almandine garnet crystal with no matrix attached. The almandine garnet crystal has clean, smooth crystal faces and has impressions on the bottom where it intersected quartz-muscovite matrix. Ex. Earle Sullivan (author of History and Minerals of Old Mine Park, Trumbull, Ct.)
Overall Size:28x28x25 mm
Crystals:28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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