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Grossular Garnet Jeffrey Mine Asbestos Quebec Canada 006

Grossular Garnet Jeffrey mine, Asbestos QC

Lately much in demand white variety of Grossular

Garnet Group consists of White and colorless Grossular Series, Grossular-Hibschite Series, Grossular-Katoite Series, Grossular-Uvarovite Series, Pyrope-Grossular Series. Grossular is a calcium-aluminium mineral species of the garnet group with the formula Ca3Al2(SiO4)3. Name is derived from the botanical name for the gooseberry, grossularia. Grossular is found in contact metamorphosed limestones and in contact zones of syenite, granite and gabbro with vesuvianite, diopside, wollastonite as is the case in Jeffrey mine.

Approximate size is 70 x 68 x 50 mm.

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Grossular Garnet Jeffrey Mine Asbestos Quebec Canada 003