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Almandine Garnet from Spruce Pine District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

 
Almandine Garnet from Spruce Pine District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

Almandine Garnet from Spruce Pine District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

Almandine Garnet from Spruce Pine District, Mitchell County, North Carolina

DESCRIPTION:No. 46591
Mineral:Almandine Garnet
Locality:Spruce Pine District, Mitchell County, North Carolina
Description:Large complex crystal of brown-black almandine garnet with remnants of muscovite and albite included in the bottom. The old label indicated the species was pyrope garnet, which is highly unlikely. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #12860
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:15-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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