Almandine Garnet
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 05.04.2023 | Filed under:

Almandine Garnet

Specimen # 201214
Mineral: Almandine Garnet
Location: Blue Mount Quarry, Blue Mount, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
Size: 10.2 x 6.4 x 4.0 cm


This piece features a well-formed dodecahedral almandine crystal in chlorite schist. It has good lustre and a dark red (warmish-red) colour. In excellent condition, minor edge imperfections. A fine Maryland garnet specimen from the John S. White collection (catalogue # 4.5.2).