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Item #4833
$ 750
Almandine and Magnesite
Becker Quarry, West Willington, CT

This is one of the largest of the pocket almandine garnets from the Becker Quarry in West Willington, CT. THink about it. When was the last time you heard of a pocket almandine? These crystals are very unusual. A geologist from Yale University did a study of the deposit and he determined the pockets at this location formed at a greater depth than just about any other pockets anywhere else in the world. This crystal is 3.8 x 3.8 x 3 cm! It is associated with magnesite crystals and is complete all around, including the bottom.

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