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Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Yellow Cat Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

 
Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Yellow Cat Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Yellow Cat Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 12615
Mineral:Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet
Locality:Yellow Cat Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Nice plate of lustrous olive-brown demantoid garnet crystals to 2 mm on matrix covered with green diopside micro-crystals. Looks beautiful under magnification. Nice showy specimen from the new find (1999) in this historic mining district.
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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