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Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

 
Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 63468
Mineral:Spessartine-Almandine Garnet
Locality:Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Description:Two lustrous transparent-to-translucent wine-red garnet crystals embedded in the edge of a silvery muscovite mica crystal. The garnets are trapezohedral form with small dodecahedral corner faces. These garnets are spessartine to almandine composition. Ex. Mort Metersky collection. See Spessartite from Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania in American Mineralogist, Volume 15, No. 1 (January), pp.40-41
Overall Size:4x2.5x1.5 xm
Crystals:6-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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