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Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet with Chrysotile from Val Malenco, Sondrio, Lombardy, Italy

 
Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet with Chrysotile from Val Malenco, Sondrio, Lombardy, Italy

Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet with Chrysotile from Val Malenco, Sondrio, Lombardy, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 39034
Mineral:Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet with Chrysotile
Locality:Val Malenco, Sondrio, Lombardy, Italy
Description:Many lustrous green demantoid garnet crystals (gemmy chrome-rich andradite) scattered over one face of epidote and chlorite-rich schist with white patches of chrysotile. The rear is sawn flat to remove excess without losing crystals. Ex. Carnegie Museum of Natural History; collected by R. Allori (Rome)
Overall Size:7x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:2-3.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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