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Is this garnet?

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Hi all, can this huge thing possibly be garnet? It's enormous!alt text

asked Feb 27, 2015 by dandelion_ivy (370 points)

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It could be. It appears to be scratched a lot. Garnets are very hard. Hard to scratch.

answered Feb 28, 2015 by Weasel (57,520 points)
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Thanks Weasel, it's not scratched. It's just my less than awesome pic taking skills.

answered Feb 28, 2015 by dandelion_ivy (370 points)
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it looks like it breaks it also breaks in parting surfaces or sub parallel surfaces around the edges. could be!

answered Jul 16, 2016 by obsinianm

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