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Andradite Garnet from Arati Mine, Xi Jiang, China

 
Andradite Garnet from Arati Mine, Xi Jiang, China

Andradite Garnet from Arati Mine, Xi Jiang, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 32691
Mineral:Andradite Garnet
Locality:Arati Mine, Xi Jiang, China
Description:Large crystal of wine-red andradite (grossular?) garnet with remnants of white calcite on the bottom. The garnet is lustrous and partially translucent. This is the only specimen I saw of it's type or locality while buying in Tucson this year.
Overall Size:3x3x3 cm
Crystals:3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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