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Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, contact zone at Knob Hill, Riverside County, California

 
Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, contact zone at Knob Hill, Riverside County, California

Grossular Garnet with Calcite from Jensen Quarry, contact zone at Knob Hill, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 51123
Mineral:Grossular Garnet with Calcite
Locality:Jensen Quarry, contact zone at Knob Hill, Riverside County, California
Description:Large lustrous translucent brown dodecahedral grossular garnet crystals on massive crystallized grossular matrix with translucent white calcite filling voids between the grossular crystals. The calcite could be removed to expose more grossular. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.
Overall Size:9x7x5.5 cm
Crystals:10-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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