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Almandine Garnet and Staurolite from Green's Farm, 750 m. ESE of Roxbury Falls, Roxbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

 
Almandine Garnet and Staurolite from Green's Farm, 750 m. ESE of Roxbury Falls, Roxbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 968
Mineral:Almandine Garnet and Staurolite
Locality:Green's Farm, 750 m. ESE of Roxbury Falls, Roxbury, New Haven County, Connecticut
Description:Three dark red almandine garnet crystals to 18 mm in gray schist matrix. A rare staurolite twin is nestled between the upper two garnets. Garnets show complex growth patterns on the surface. Locality closed to collecting in 2012. Collected ca. 1992
Overall Size:7x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:15-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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