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Almandine Garnet and Biotite Mica from Pipeline excavation, south of Diamond Lake, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

 
Almandine Garnet and Biotite Mica from Pipeline excavation, south of Diamond Lake, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet and Biotite Mica from Pipeline excavation, south of Diamond Lake, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet and Biotite Mica from Pipeline excavation, south of Diamond Lake, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet and Biotite Mica from Pipeline excavation, south of Diamond Lake, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 73647
Mineral:Almandine Garnet and Biotite Mica
Locality:Pipeline excavation, south of Diamond Lake, Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut
Description:Distinct red-black almandine garnet crystals to 8 mm surrounded by fine-grained black biotite mica on one face of quartz-schist. The almandine crystals are dodecahedral form, with trapezohedral edge faces, and have a black iron-oxide coating. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1994
Overall Size:5x3x3 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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