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Diopside on Grossular Garnet from Goodall Farm Quarry, Sanford, York County, Maine

 
Diopside on Grossular Garnet from Goodall Farm Quarry, Sanford, York County, Maine

Diopside on Grossular Garnet from Goodall Farm Quarry, Sanford, York County, Maine

Diopside on Grossular Garnet from Goodall Farm Quarry, Sanford, York County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 49838
Mineral:Diopside on Grossular Garnet
Locality:Goodall Farm Quarry, Sanford, York County, Maine
Description:Translucent green diopside crystals to 3.5 mm on orange-brown dodecahedral grossular garnet crystals to 10 mm. The grossular formed first, then was distorted resulting in stress fractures, lastly the diopside formed over the grossular and in fractures. From my personal collection, collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:4.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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