|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Peru > Grossular Garnet|
|Locality:||Chilete Mine, skarn border zone, near Pacasmayo, Cajamarca, Peru|
|Description:||Translucent trapezohedral greenish-brown grossular garnet crystals to 12 mm with transparent colorless quartz crystals to 2 mm on rear. The grossular crystals have sharp well-defined linear crystallization patterns on the surfaces that give silky luster. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #706; gift in 1977 from Robert P. Steele, General Manager, Compania Minerales Santander, Sucursal del Peru|
|Overall Size:||7x5x5 cm|
|Archived:||For reference only|
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