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Grossular Garnet with Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

 
Grossular Garnet with Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

Grossular Garnet with Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 47004
Mineral:Grossular Garnet with Diopside
Locality:Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada
Description:Transparent emerald-green chrome-rich grossular garnet crystals to 0.8 mm with prismatic transparent beige-colored diopside crystals to 1.5 mm long. These green garnet crystals are often misidentified as uvarovite garnets.
Overall Size:18x17x14 mm
Crystals:0.2-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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