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Pyrope from
Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles Co., California, USA

Locality type:Island
Classification
Species:Pyrope
Formula:Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
Comments:Richest in pyrope component of any garnet studied for California.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Dudley, P.P. (1968) Glaucophane schists and associated rocks of the Tiburon Peninsula. (abstract) Dissert. Abst., Sec. B, Science and Engineering: 29(1): 247-248; Dudley, P.P. (1969) Electron microprobe analyses of garnets in glaucophane schists and associated eclogites. American Mineralogist: 54: 1140; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 496.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrope data
Locality Data:Click here to view Santa Catalina Island, Los Angeles Co., California, USA
 
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