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Almandine Garnet from Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts

 
Almandine Garnet from Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Almandine Garnet from Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Almandine Garnet from Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Almandine Garnet from Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Almandine Garnet from Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 77251
Mineral:Almandine Garnet
Locality:Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Lustrous brown-black almandine garnet crystals on one face of albite-muscovite matrix. The almandine crystals are trapezohedral form with smooth crystal faces. A classic New England garnet specimen collected ca. 1880 from a one-time find. From my personal collection; originally acquired in 1995
Overall Size:10x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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