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Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

 
Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

Grossular Garnet from Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 52108
Mineral:Grossular Garnet
Locality:Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California
Description:Lustrous translucent green internally-fractured grossular garnet crystals that were etched from surrounding calcite. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #356a, employed at Crestmore 1951-1969, rising to managing director of Riverside Cement Co.; gift of Clarence Jenni in 1957
Overall Size:4.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:2-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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