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TitleGarnet in phyllite from near Custer, South Dakota
DescriptionThis garnetiferous phyllite comes from outcrops a few miles west of Custer, in South Dakota's Black Hills. The fine-grained matrix material is mostly quartz, muscovite and feldspar. The specimen is about 8.5 cm across.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-04-10.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #3143.
Key wordsgarnet schist, garnet, schist, Black Hills, South Dakota
Tech details1.17 MB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number343