Specimen #542

Name: Almandine Garnet

Type: Mineral

Locality: Wrangell, Alaska, USA

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 6.8 x 5.3 x 2.4 cm

Weight: 104

Acquired: 2008-01-03

Source: Arkenstone Auction

Label: N

Comment: On the usual biotite schist is a really fine Wrangell garnet, without the common bruises, and really standing out and well exposed on the matrix. It is a deep, translucent reddish purple, with sharp, lustrous faces.

Minerals: Almandine (Fe++3Al2(SiO4)3) Garnet

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