• Andradite Garnet
Silicates

Andradite Garnet

$450.00   €377  £340.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC19647
A simply stunning and magnificent example of Andradite Garnet, forming interpenetrant rhombic dodecahedrons to 2.8 cm across with perfectly equant faces and symmetry. Although probably an intensely dark-green, the crystals appear blackish steel-grey with lustrous and gently stepped faces, growth development patterns and 1 to 2 mm diameter Andradite crystals scattered all over their surfaces. Sub-mm snow white acicular crystals are sparsely scattered over the garnets.  A superb and rare miniature of Andradite Garnet from the Korshunovskoye iron deposit at Zheleznogorsk in Irkutsk Oblast, Russia.

Details

Dimensions
4.3 × 3.0 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Silicates
Locality
Korshunovskoye iron deposit, Zheleznogorsk, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Andradite

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