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Grossular Garnet (chrome-rich) with Chromite and Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, St-Denis-de-Brompton, Quebec, Canada

 
Grossular Garnet (chrome-rich) with Chromite and Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, St-Denis-de-Brompton, Quebec, Canada

Grossular Garnet (chrome-rich) with Chromite and Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, St-Denis-de-Brompton, Quebec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 50307
Mineral:Grossular Garnet (chrome-rich) with Chromite and Diopside
Locality:Orford Nickel Mine, St-Denis-de-Brompton, Quebec, Canada
Description:Compact mass emerald-green chrome-rich grossular garnet microcrystals with olive-green diopside and black chromite. The garnets from this locality are often misidentified as uvarovite garnets, but are a chrome-rich variety of grossular. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #630; ex. Scott J. Williams (1924-1997); collected by Gunnar Bjareby (1899-1967)
Overall Size:5x3x2 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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