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Spessartine-Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

 
Spessartine-Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Spessartine-Almandine Garnet in Quartz from Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 77660
Mineral:Spessartine-Almandine Garnet in Quartz
Locality:Leiper's Quarry, Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent wine-red garnet spessartine-almandine crystal embedded in the edge of gray quartz. The garnet crystal is trapezohedral form with small dodecahedral corner faces and may be either spessartine or almandine. Ex. Philip C. Evanoff (1915-2018) Collection. See: Spessartite from Avondale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania in American Mineralogist, Volume 15, No. 1 (January), pp.40-41. Restored
Overall Size:4x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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