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Grossular

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Description
Locality: 
Belvidere Mountain Quarries, Lowell & Eden, Orleans County, Vermont, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 9 × 4.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.40cm
Description

Sharp, bright orangey brown, partly gemmy grossular garnet crystals on matrix.

Classic Vermont, USA grossular!

Mineral Data
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Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Akhtaragda River mouth (Achtaragda River mouth), Vilyui River Basin (Vilui River Basin; Wilui River Basin), Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
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