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Grossular Garnet from Chilete Mine, skarn border zone, near Pacasmayo, Cajamarca, Peru

 
Grossular Garnet from Chilete Mine, skarn border zone, near Pacasmayo, Cajamarca, Peru

Grossular Garnet from Chilete Mine, skarn border zone, near Pacasmayo, Cajamarca, Peru

Grossular Garnet from Chilete Mine, skarn border zone, near Pacasmayo, Cajamarca, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 51045
Mineral: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
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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