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Andradite Garnet var. Melanite from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

 
Andradite Garnet var. Melanite from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Andradite Garnet var. Melanite from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Andradite Garnet var. Melanite from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 20781
Mineral:Andradite Garnet var. Melanite
Locality:New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Old specimen of black melanite garnets coating the face of matrix. Many veins run through the matrix also filled with black melanite crystals. This is a rich specimen with many garnets - much better than recent specimens available today. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:11x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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