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Almandine Garnet in Albite from Pelton Quarry, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Almandine Garnet in Albite from Pelton Quarry, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet in Albite from Pelton Quarry, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet in Albite from Pelton Quarry, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 64821
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in Albite
Locality:Pelton Quarry, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Dark translucent brown almandine garnet crystals in light-colored albite. The almandine crystals are trapezohedral form with striated crystal faces. The small almandine crystals exhibit better translucency that the large central crystal. Ex. Richard Schooner (1925-2007)
Overall Size:23x17x17 mm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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