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Almandine Garnet in schist from near the Spuyten Duyvil, northern Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

 
Almandine Garnet in schist from near the Spuyten Duyvil, northern Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

Almandine Garnet in schist from near the Spuyten Duyvil, northern Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 63679
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in schist
Locality:near the Spuyten Duyvil, northern Manhattan Island, New York City, New York County, New York
Description:Elongated plate of Manhattan Schist with scattered dark wine-red almandine garnet crystals. The almandine crystals stand proud of the schist due to differential weathering the schist is softer than the hard garnet crystals. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #NYC1, collected in 1938
Overall Size:17x7x4.5 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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