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Almandine Garnet in Albite from Pegmatite exposure along power lines, west of Cathance Road, Topsham District, Sagadahoc County, Maine

 
Almandine Garnet in Albite from Pegmatite exposure along power lines, west of Cathance Road, Topsham District, Sagadahoc County, Maine

Almandine Garnet in Albite from Pegmatite exposure along power lines, west of Cathance Road, Topsham District, Sagadahoc County, Maine

Almandine Garnet in Albite from Pegmatite exposure along power lines, west of Cathance Road, Topsham District, Sagadahoc County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 71005
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in Albite
Locality:Pegmatite exposure along power lines, west of Cathance Road, Topsham District, Sagadahoc County, Maine
Description:Large brown trapezohedral almandine garnet crystals in limonite-stained white albite. The almandine garnet crystals have altered crystal faces probably caused by exposure to ground water that liberated the iron-oxides that coated the faces. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:6.5x3.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:18-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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