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TitleGarnet (almandine) from Gore Mtn., New York
DescriptionThis specimen is a piece of almandine fractured from a large boulder at the world famous Gore Mountain Mine (Barton Mines Corporation), Adirondack Mountains, USA. Almandine is iron-aluminum garnet, having ideal composition Fe3Al2Si3O12. It may contain magnesium, manganese or calcium as significant impurities. This sample is about 3 cm in longest dimension.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-04-19.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #3144.
Key wordsgarnet, almandine, Gore Mountain, New York
Tech details362 KB. Hand specimen.
GeoDIL number356