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Almandine Garnet in Albite with Hyalite Opal from Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

 
Almandine Garnet in Albite with Hyalite Opal from Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

Almandine Garnet in Albite with Hyalite Opal from Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

Almandine Garnet in Albite with Hyalite Opal from Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

Almandine Garnet in Albite with Hyalite Opal from Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Almandine Garnet in Albite with Hyalite Opal from Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 72907
Mineral:Almandine Garnet in Albite with Hyalite Opal
Locality:Bennett Quarry, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Several lustrous translucent wine-red almandine garnet crystals frozen in white albite. Three almandine crystals are well crystallized and have sharp, trapezohedral form. One area on the rear has colorless hyalite opal that fluoresces green under SW UV. From my personal collection; collected June 2015
Overall Size:6x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:4-9 mm
Status: For reference only
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