• Hematite with Andradite Garnet
  • Hematite with Andradite Garnet
Gallery

Hematite with Andradite Garnet

$500.00   €474  £400.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC31915
Wowsers! What a truly remarkable and astonishing large cabinet specimen of wonderfully crystallised metallic grey Hematite covering a matrix of minutely crystallised Andradite Garnet crystals. The specimen is from Wessels mine at Hotazel in South Africa. Priced most reasonably at $500 this overall 12 x 10 cm plate is covered in highly lustrous, metallic thick blades of gunmetal grey, crystallised Hematite, all of which tend to lie flat and in parallel to the matrix. The cinnamon-orange Andradite Garnet crystals are remarkably small, perhaps just about one tenth of a millimetre (0.1 mm) yet form an almost continuous coverage beneath the Hematite. A delightful specimen from Wessels mine.

Details

Dimensions
10.0 × 11.6 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Latest Additions, Oxides and Hydroxides, Silicates
Locality
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Africa

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Andradite, Garnet, Hematite

Related Mineral Specimens

Hematite
$350
 Cleator Moor, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England
Rather deceptively, Cleator Moor is both a town and a civil parish, but not a moor!  It is...
Andradite Garnet with Amphibole
$950
 Malenco Valley, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy, Europe
A spectacular and classic specimen of intergrown oil-green Andradite Garnet crystals clustered at...
Quartz with Hematite
$650
 Frizington, Cumbria, England, Europe
An excellent example of equant, well developed and glassy, double-terminated Quartz crystals...
Almandine Garnet
$850
 Monteneve Mine, Passiria Valley, Bolzano, Italy, Europe
A heavy block of dark red and black matrix is richly encrusted with deep burgundy red Almandine...