Wine red almandine garnets in greenish chlorite schist matrix studded with modified octahedral magnetite crystals from Little Chestnut Creek in Watauga County, North Carolina. The magnetite crystals are imbedded in both the schist and the garnets. The garnet faces are very irregular where they grew into the schist. No damage. Measures 4.5 x 3 x 1.5 inches ( 11.4 x 7.5 x 3.8 cm).