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Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Serrote Redondo, near Pedra Lavrada, Paraiba, Brazil

 
Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Serrote Redondo, near Pedra Lavrada, Paraiba, Brazil

Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Serrote Redondo, near Pedra Lavrada, Paraiba, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 46079
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in Quartz
Locality:Serrote Redondo, near Pedra Lavrada, Paraiba, Brazil
Description:Parallel group of almandine garnet crystals exposed in the center of a quartz nodule from an unusual alluvial deposit. Local collectors search for the almandine-quartz nodules, and split them to expose the garnet crystals inside. One corner is chipped.
Overall Size:3.5x3x2.8 cm
Crystals:4-25 mm
Status: For reference only
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