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Huge Almandine Garnet on matrix - 40 x 24 x 15 cm - 15 kg

Lot reference 16483111

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Geisberg Glacier in Tyrol, Austria

Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite: Garnet (mineral group)
Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite: Crystal on matrix
Supplement: almandine garnet on matrix
Dimensions (in cm): 40cm x 24cm x 15cm app
Origin (Region/ City): Geisberg Glacier in Tyrol,
Origin (Country): Austria

large museum piece of very old collection 15 kg

There are several dozen burgundy red almandine garnets on this specimen, and they stand out nicely against a silvery mica schist matrix on this fine specimen from the edge of the Geisberg Glacier in Tyrol, Austria. The garnets are quite large, up to 1.2", and are sharply-formed dodecahedrons, with a resinous luster and great color. This locality was exhausted years ago, so the only examples you can find are, like this piece, from old collections.

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