|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Massachusetts > Spessartine Garnet|
|Locality:||Betts Manganese Mine, Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts|
|Description:||Lustrous transparent brown garnet crystals on one face of greenish quartz. Often misidentified as almandine garnet (iron-rich), the are obviously spessartine garnet (manganese-rich) because of the manganese-rich environment: it is a manganese mine.|
|Overall Size:||23x14x13 mm|
|Archived:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from New England, USA > Garnet Specimens|
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