Small Cabinet, 6.4 x 5.2 x 4.2 cm
Russell, Massachusetts, USA
Ex. Ken Hollmann
This is a 3-cm crystal embedded solidly in mixed quartz and muscovite matrix, from this most classic of East Coast garnet locales. The Garnet is contacted by attachment points on top and back, but technically not broken; and it displays nicely from the front.ex. Ken Hollman Collection. In the late 1800s, Daniel Clark and FS Johnson worked a pegmatite that produced these, but no precise locality was they are known as "Russell" garnets for a nearby town.