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Almandine-Spessartine Garnet with Quartz from Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

 
Almandine-Spessartine Garnet with Quartz from Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet with Quartz from Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 61622
Mineral:Almandine-Spessartine Garnet with Quartz
Locality:Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine
Description:Compact mass of lustrous transparent-to-translucent red-orange garnet crystals with minor colorless quartz between the crystals. The garnet is a light color which would indicate spessartine, but testing is required to distinguish it from almandine. Ex. Tom Penney collection #249, collected ca. 1970
Overall Size:6.5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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