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Pyrope with Pargasite in garnet peridotite -

Alpe Arami, Gorduno, Ticino, Switzerland


Blood-red chrome-bearing Pyrope grains (up to 2 cm), with green chrome Diopside in garnet peridotite (partly with typical yellow weathering crust). The garnet shows typical green "Kelyphite" alteration fringes of Pargasite. Excellent example from this classical Swiss garnet locality! Found in 1976, ex Stefan Weiß collection

Pyrop, Pargasit in Granatperidotit  - Alpe Arami, Gorduno, Tessin, Schweiz

SKU: SW-17
VAT Included |
  • Size

    6.5 cm x 5 cm x 2.5 cm, garnet grains up to 2 x 1 cm

  • Locality

    Alpe Arami, Gorduno, Ticino, Switzerland

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