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Staurolite with Almandine Garnet from Pipeline excavation, south of Diamond Lake, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

 
Staurolite with Almandine Garnet from Pipeline excavation, south of Diamond Lake, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

Staurolite with Almandine Garnet from Pipeline excavation, south of Diamond Lake, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 51169
Mineral:Staurolite with Almandine Garnet
Locality:Pipeline excavation, south of Diamond Lake, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut
Description:Many elongated staurolite crystals to 30 mm long in silvery mica schist with small red almandine garnet crystals to 2 mm. The schist weathered leaving the harder staurolite and almandine exposed in high relief. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection; personally collected in 1994
Overall Size:16x11x3 cm
Crystals:1-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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