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TitleGrossular from Jackson County, North Carolina
DescriptionThe sample contains reddish grossular, calcium-aluminum garnet, with white quartz and black biotite. Grossular comes in many colors, depending on chemical impurities. Red-rose-pink varieties are, perhaps, the most common. This sample is about 6 cm across.
LocationUSA ▹ North Carolina ▹ Jackson
PhotographerNessa Eull. 2001-04-09.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1169.
Key wordsgrossularite, North Carolina
Tech details811 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number307