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Almandine garnet

#AH53311

Almandine garnet

#AH53311
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 4 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Fisher Quarry, Topsham, Sagadahoc Co., Maine, United States

One large dark red partial Almandine trapezohedron 3cm. Collected by Hampson in 1944.

Almandine

Formula
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Equant crystals, rounded grains, typically well-formed dodecahedra or trapezohedra 
Cleavage
None 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
brown, brownish red, red, black, black red 
Streak
white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
7-8 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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