Almandine in Biotite
Richmond Aquaduct Tunnel, Tompkinsville, Richmond Co., Staten Island, New York, USA
Miniature, 5.1 x 4.2 x 2.5 cm
A sharp 1.5 cm almandine garnet, in matrix no less, form this classic NYC are locality that is now long gone. NYC area garnets are classics, but it is hard to find one to own. Ex. Bob Kaar collection.