• Hematite with Andradite Garnet
  • Hematite with Andradite Garnet
Silicates

Hematite with Andradite Garnet

$500.00   €477  £410.00 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

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