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Almandine Garnet in schist from Garnet Ledge, east shore of Stikine River Delta, 11 km north of Wrangell, Alaska

 
Almandine Garnet in schist from Garnet Ledge, east shore of Stikine River Delta, 11 km north of Wrangell, Alaska

Almandine Garnet in schist from Garnet Ledge, east shore of Stikine River Delta, 11 km north of Wrangell, Alaska

DESCRIPTION:No. 53281
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in schist
Locality:Garnet Ledge, east shore of Stikine River Delta, 11 km north of Wrangell, Alaska
Description:Translucent wine-red almandine garnet crystal exposed along the top edge of gray schist. The almandine crystal is dodecahedral form with surfaces composed of many smaller parallel crystal faces. This deposit is now exhausted and no longer producing. Ex. Tim Swan collection at River Valley Mineral Museum (Rumford, Maine) #88
Overall Size:7x3.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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