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Grossular

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Grossular

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Description
Locality: 
Black Lake, Thetford Mines, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 3.2 × 1.9 cm
Description

This superb and colourful specimen features almost poison green and multifaced crystals of grossular on matrix. The grossular is excellent defined, mirror bright, sharp and perfectly terminated. Most of the crystals are absolutely pristine. Green garnets from Canada are obviously more rare and sought as their brown brothers, the hessonite.This is the super opportunity to get hold of such a fine piece.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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