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Andradite var. Melanite Garnet from near the Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

 
Andradite var. Melanite Garnet from near the Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

Andradite var. Melanite Garnet from near the Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

Andradite var. Melanite Garnet from near the Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 30898
Mineral:Andradite var. Melanite Garnet
Locality:near the Benitoite Gem Mine, San Benito County, California
Description:Rich specimen completely covered on one side with lustrous, black andradite garnet (variety melanite) crystals. This is a good, well crystallized specimen. With handwritten label from Jay Lininger. Ex. Jay Lininger (1939-2004) California reference collection
Overall Size:4x4x3 cm
Crystals:.5-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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