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Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Middletown, parking lot construction, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Middletown, parking lot construction, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Middletown, parking lot construction, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Middletown, parking lot construction, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 48517
Mineral:Spessartine-Almandine Garnet
Locality:Middletown, parking lot construction, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Large brown trapezohedral garnet crystals that tested 60% spessartine and 40% almandine in white albite. From a one-time find during the blasting for a parking lot. See: What's New In Minerals in Min. Rec. v.23 #5, p.424. Collected in 1991 by Mike Zagielski
Overall Size:21x15x13 cm
Crystals:8-55 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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