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Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Bibi-Ghauker, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

 
Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Bibi-Ghauker, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Bibi-Ghauker, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 37981
Mineral:Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet
Locality:Bibi-Ghauker, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan
Description:One face of dark matrix completely covered with sparkling pistachio-green andradite garnet crystals with colorless quartz crystals. This garnet is the chrome-rich variety known as demantoid.
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
Crystals:2-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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