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Andradite Garnet from Tepueste Ranch, 16km northwest of Alamos, Sonora, Mexico

 
Andradite Garnet from Tepueste Ranch, 16km northwest of Alamos, Sonora, Mexico

Andradite Garnet from Tepueste Ranch, 16km northwest of Alamos, Sonora, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 39359
Mineral:Andradite Garnet
Locality:Tepueste Ranch, 16km northwest of Alamos, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Large group of parallel green-brown andradite garnet crystals. Though there are a few chips on edges, the largest single crystal is 6 cm across - quite large for the locality (Minerals of Mexico lists crystals to 5cm!) Ex. Ned Blandford, originally acquired in 1953
Overall Size:8x6x6 cm
Crystals:1-6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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