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Please ID - Garnets?

Posted by claire Brimson  
Please ID - Garnets?
April 06, 2012 07:57PM

Please, are these Garnets? I found them in Helsinki on a beach of pink granite rock. I don't know if the granite was put there or if it is locally there although there is pink granite in bed rock as Ive seen it in the rounded cliffs there.

Please advise.

Thank you.

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avatar Re: Please ID - Garnets?
April 06, 2012 08:47PM
The red crystals are probably garnets.
Re: Please ID - Garnets?
April 06, 2012 09:03PM
almandine (almandine-spessartine series)
Re: Please ID - Garnets?
April 07, 2012 07:06PM
Many thanks smiling smiley

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