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Grossular Garnet (chrome-rich) from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

 
Grossular Garnet (chrome-rich) from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

Grossular Garnet (chrome-rich) from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 52352
Mineral:Grossular Garnet (chrome-rich)
Locality:Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada
Description:Crystallized mass of emerald-green chrome-rich grossular garnet microcrystals on calcite-rich matrix. The garnets from this locality are often misidentified as uvarovite garnets, but are a chrome-rich variety of grossular. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #730a, collected in 1995
Overall Size:13x10x6 mm
Crystals:0.1-1.2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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