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Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Val Malenco, Sondrio, Italy

 
Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Val Malenco, Sondrio, Italy

Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Val Malenco, Sondrio, Italy

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Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Val Malenco, Sondrio, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 35809
Mineral:Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet
Locality:Val Malenco, Sondrio, Italy
Description:Sparkling green demantoid variety of andradite garnet crystals in linear groupings running across the face of serpentine matrix. The demantoid garnet crystals are transparent and lustrous. The bottom of the matrix is sawn flat. Ex. Kraissl; ex. Hauck
Overall Size:13x7x5 cm
Crystals:2-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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