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Almandine Garnet in Quartz nodule from Serrote Redondo, near Pedra Lavrada, Paraiba, Brazil

 
Almandine Garnet in Quartz nodule from Serrote Redondo, near Pedra Lavrada, Paraiba, Brazil

Almandine Garnet in Quartz nodule from Serrote Redondo, near Pedra Lavrada, Paraiba, Brazil

DESCRIPTION:No. 64902
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in Quartz nodule
Locality:Serrote Redondo, near Pedra Lavrada, Paraiba, Brazil
Description:Two intergrown lustrous translucent brown almandine garnet crystals embedded in a quartz nodule. The almandine crystals are trapezohedral form. These nodules are found in a local alluvial deposit, and are split open to reveal the garnet crystals inside.
Overall Size:32x26x21 mm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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