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    us
    May 2010
    NC
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    Is this a garnet?

    From a search I think that is what it is. Just wanted some more conframation. It was from a creek in the foothills of NC while sluicing for gold.
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  2. #2
    us
    Aug 2007
    NJ
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    Re: Is this a garnet?

    Yeppers NICE Garnet.
    Live your life in such a way, that when your feet hit the floor  in the morning, satan shudders and says, OH CHIT, SHE'S AWAKE.

  3. #3
    us
    Jan 2008
    Villa Rica georgia
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    Re: Is this a garnet?

    definantly a garnet, probably almandine garnet.
    no matter where you go,there you are!

  4. #4
    us
    May 2010
    NC
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    Re: Is this a garnet?

    Thanks. I was 99% sure that it was a garnet, but was hoping that 1% was someone telling me it was a rare ruby worth $1000000000000

  5. #5
    us
    Dec 2009
    pisgah forest, n.c.
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    Re: Is this a garnet?

    yep, piece of garnet, whole ones have something like 12 sides and come all different sizes.

 

 

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