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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 50932
Mineral:Grossular Garnet with Epidote
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, 572' Level, Riverside County, California
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent orange-brown andradite garnet crystals to 16 mm with translucent green prismatic epidote partial-crystals to 20 mm. The andradite garnet crystals are trapezohedral form with convex, striated crystal faces. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #360b, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:5.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:4-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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