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Magnesite and Andradite var. Melanite Garnet from Red Ledge Prospect, San Benito County, California

 
Magnesite and Andradite var. Melanite Garnet from Red Ledge Prospect, San Benito County, California

Magnesite and Andradite var. Melanite Garnet from Red Ledge Prospect, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 30509
Mineral:Magnesite and Andradite var. Melanite Garnet
Locality:Red Ledge Prospect, San Benito County, California
Description:Sparkling crystals of black andradite (variety melanite) garnet up to 2 mm with partial crystal of colorless magnesite on one side. With handwritten label from Jay Lininger. Ex. Jay Lininger (1939-2004) California reference collection
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:.5-15 mm
Status: For reference only
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