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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 37108
Mineral:Andradite var. Topazolite Garnet
Locality:New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Translucent yellow andradite garnet crystals up to 6 mm on matrix coated with translucent green clinochlore crystals up to 1 mm. The varietal name Topazolite is used for Al-rich gem andradite. Ex. Royal C. Gould collection #414
Overall Size:5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:.5-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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