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Almandine Garnet (Dr. B. Phillips Coll.) viewBack to HOLIDAY SEASON MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS SET #1:
- ends Thursday Dec 13th, 2018

Garnet Hill, Ely, Robinson District, White Pine Co., Nevada
  • Starting Time:12/6/2018 06:45:00 PM(CST)
  • Ending Time:12/13/2018 06:30:00 PM(CST)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:5.5 x 5.2 x 4.8 cm
  • Size Description:Small Cabinet

Description:A 1.5 cm, sharp, lustrous, modified almandine garnet trapezohedron is aesthetically set in a 3.3 cm vug lined with quartz points in the blocky rhyolite matrix. Flashes of orange-red color highlight the deep brown crystal. A small bruise on the outer edge of the garnet is certainly only a modest detraction to this showy, highly representative example from this well-known Nevada locale. Ex Dr. Barratt Phillips Collection.

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