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Grossular Garnet and Diopside from Old Mine Plaza construction site, Mine Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

 
Grossular Garnet and Diopside from Old Mine Plaza construction site, Mine Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Grossular Garnet and Diopside from Old Mine Plaza construction site, Mine Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 49514
Mineral:Grossular Garnet and Diopside
Locality:Old Mine Plaza construction site, Mine Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous red-brown transparent dodecahedral grossular garnet crystals to 4 mm with lustrous prismatic transparent green diopside crystals in skarn matrix. The cavity was filled with calcite, which was mostly dissolved to expose the crystals.
Overall Size:6x6x4 cm
Crystals:0.1-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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