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Grossular Garnet with Diopside from Crestmore Quarry, 572' Level, Riverside County, California

 
Grossular Garnet with Diopside from Crestmore Quarry, 572' Level, Riverside County, California

Grossular Garnet with Diopside from Crestmore Quarry, 572' Level, Riverside County, California

Grossular Garnet with Diopside from Crestmore Quarry, 572' Level, Riverside County, California

Grossular Garnet with Diopside from Crestmore Quarry, 572' Level, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 50127
Mineral:Grossular Garnet with Diopside
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, 572' Level, Riverside County, California
Description:Large translucent brown grossular garnet crystals to 30 mm with translucent green prismatic diopside crystals to 4 mm from the contact zone at the quarry. The two largest grossular crystals each have a bruised corner. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #360, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:9x8x6 cm
Crystals:4-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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