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Almandine Garnet in Phyllite from Red Embers Mine, Erving, Franklin County, Massachusetts

 
Almandine Garnet in Phyllite from Red Embers Mine, Erving, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Almandine Garnet in Phyllite from Red Embers Mine, Erving, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Almandine Garnet in Phyllite from Red Embers Mine, Erving, Franklin County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 65231
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in Phyllite
Locality:Red Embers Mine, Erving, Franklin County, Massachusetts
Description:Several transparent red almandine garnet crystals embedded in a thin plate of gray phyllite. The almandine garnet crystals are trapezohedral form with dodecahedral corner faces. Some crystals are exposed front and rear and can be rear illuminated. Ex. D. Miller collection #M2875
Overall Size:8x4.5x1.3 cm
Crystals:4-11 mm
Archived: For reference only
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