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Grossular (Cr-rich) with Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

 
Grossular (Cr-rich) with Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

Grossular (Cr-rich) with Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

Grossular (Cr-rich) with Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

Grossular (Cr-rich) with Diopside from Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 69690
Mineral:Grossular (Cr-rich) with Diopside
Locality:Orford Nickel Mine, 5.6 km southwest of Saint-Denis-de-Brompton, Québec, Canada
Description:Lustrous transparent emerald-green grossular garnet crystals to 1 mm on translucent yellow-green prismatic diopside crystals to 9 mm. The grossular garnet are dodecahedral form and the intense green color is caused by chrome impurities. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection #2255
Overall Size:7x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:0.2-9.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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