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Almandine Garnet from Almandine Garnet Locality, Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut

 
Almandine Garnet from Almandine Garnet Locality, Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet from Almandine Garnet Locality, Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet from Almandine Garnet Locality, Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet from Almandine Garnet Locality, Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet from Almandine Garnet Locality, Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet from Almandine Garnet Locality, Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 76414
Mineral:Almandine Garnet
Locality:Almandine Garnet Locality, Wilton, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Description:Large rounded dodecahedral almandine garnet crystal with remnants of quartz-biotite matrix on the bottom. The amandine crystal has fine gray mineral filling sub-parallel fractures, and the crystal faces are composed of fine parallel striations. Collected by Tom Minnich ca. 1994
Overall Size:5.5x5.5x5.5 cm
Crystals:55 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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