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Almandine Garnet in Albite-Microcline from Harlem Meer Reconstruction Site, Central Park, Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

 
Almandine Garnet in Albite-Microcline from Harlem Meer Reconstruction Site, Central Park, Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

Almandine Garnet in Albite-Microcline from Harlem Meer Reconstruction Site, Central Park, Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 52450
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in Albite-Microcline
Locality:Harlem Meer Reconstruction Site, Central Park, Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York
Description:Several flattened red-brown almandine garnet crystals in pink albite-microcline feldspar. The flattened shape is due to the almandine crystals forming at the border between the feldspar and muscovite mica. A rare urban mineral specimen. Collected in 1994 by John Betts, author of the Minerals of New York City in Rocks and Minerals, vol. 84 #3
Overall Size:9x6x3 cm
Crystals:4-5 mm
Status: For reference only
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