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Grossular Garnet from Sierra de Cruces, east of Laguna de Jaco, near Hercules, Coahuila, Mexico

 
Grossular Garnet from Sierra de Cruces, east of Laguna de Jaco, near Hercules, Coahuila, Mexico

Grossular Garnet from Sierra de Cruces, east of Laguna de Jaco, near Hercules, Coahuila, Mexico

Grossular Garnet from Sierra de Cruces, east of Laguna de Jaco, near Hercules, Coahuila, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 57956
Mineral:Grossular Garnet
Locality:Sierra de Cruces, east of Laguna de Jaco, near Hercules, Coahuila, Mexico
Description:Lustrous translucent greenish-tan dodecahedral grossular garnet crystals in parallel orientation. The grossular garnet crystals have pitted surfaces, probably caused by crystallizing simultaneously with surrounding calcite that eventually dissolved away. Ex. Tom Penney collection
Overall Size:30x28x20 mm
Crystals:6-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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