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Almandine Garnet with Schorl Tourmaline from Pipeline excavation east side of Strickland Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Almandine Garnet with Schorl Tourmaline from Pipeline excavation east side of Strickland Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet with Schorl Tourmaline from Pipeline excavation east side of Strickland Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet with Schorl Tourmaline from Pipeline excavation east side of Strickland Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Almandine Garnet with Schorl Tourmaline from Pipeline excavation east side of Strickland Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 78218
Mineral:Almandine Garnet with Schorl Tourmaline
Locality:Pipeline excavation east side of Strickland Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Many small wine-red almandine garnet crystals to 2.2 mm in colorless quartz coating with lustrous black schorl tourmaline crystals to 4 mm. The almandine garnet crystals are trapezohedral form and look beautiful under magnification. Collected June 1997 during pipeline excavation
Overall Size:3.5x2.8x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Archived: For reference only
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