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Almandine Garnet with Magnesite, Chlorite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

 
Almandine Garnet with Magnesite, Chlorite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet with Magnesite, Chlorite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 46725
Mineral:Almandine Garnet with Magnesite, Chlorite
Locality:Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
Description:Complete crystal of almandine garnet 25 mm across coated with silvery-gray chlorite plus translucent yellow rhombohedral magnesite crystals to 5 mm on the bottom. the almandine garnet crystal is trapezohedral form with striated crystal faces. See article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4
Overall Size:28x28x26 mm
Crystals:micro to 25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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