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Grossular Garnet with di-pyramidal Quartz from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)

 
Grossular Garnet with di-pyramidal Quartz from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)

Grossular Garnet with di-pyramidal Quartz from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)

Grossular Garnet with di-pyramidal Quartz from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)

Grossular Garnet with di-pyramidal Quartz from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)

Grossular Garnet with di-pyramidal Quartz from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)

Grossular Garnet with di-pyramidal Quartz from riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)

DESCRIPTION:No. 71308
Mineral:Grossular Garnet with di-pyramidal Quartz
Locality:riverbank at confluence Vilyui (Wilui) River and Akhtaragda River, near Chernyshevsk, Sakha, Siberia, Russia (Type Locality for Grossular Garnet)
Description:Small dodecahedral yellow-brown grossular garnet crystals to 4.5 mm with partial overgrowth of translucent beige-colored di-pyramidal quartz crystals to 4 mm. This is the only grossular specimen I have had from this locality that has quartz (uncommon). Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:4x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-4.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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