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Grossular Garnet with Diopside and Calcite from Old Mine Plaza construction site, Mine Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

 
Grossular Garnet with Diopside and Calcite from Old Mine Plaza construction site, Mine Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Grossular Garnet with Diopside and Calcite from Old Mine Plaza construction site, Mine Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Grossular Garnet with Diopside and Calcite from Old Mine Plaza construction site, Mine Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 53622
Mineral:Grossular Garnet with Diopside and Calcite
Locality:Old Mine Plaza construction site, Mine Hill, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous transparent red-orange grossular garnet crystals to 3 mm in translucent white calcite with translucent green diopside crystals to 1 mm. The grossular garnet crystals are dodecahedral form with trapezohedral edge faces. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:4.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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