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Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Avondale, Ridley Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

 
Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Avondale, Ridley Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Avondale, Ridley Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Avondale, Ridley Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Avondale, Ridley Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 46616
Mineral:Almandine-Spessartine Garnet
Locality:Avondale, Ridley Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Description:Large complex crystal of translucent wine-red spessartine-almandine garnet frozen in quartz matrix. The largest spessartine-almandine garnet crystal was fractured in situ and the cracks in-filled with quartz caused by post-crystallization deformation. Ex. Westtown School (founded 1779 in West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 7169, donated by Lewis Palmer (1837-1872).
Overall Size:6.5x6x3 cm
Crystals:12-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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