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Nepheline with Andradite Garnet from Tamazeght, west of Midelt, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

 
Nepheline with Andradite Garnet from Tamazeght, west of Midelt, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Nepheline with Andradite Garnet from Tamazeght, west of Midelt, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Nepheline with Andradite Garnet from Tamazeght, west of Midelt, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 39795
Mineral:Nepheline with Andradite Garnet
Locality:Tamazeght, west of Midelt, High Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Description:Prismatic colorless nepheline crystals up to 3.5 mm with dark green-black andradite garnet crystals up to 4 mm. Scattered throughout are yellow metallic (pyrite?) microcrystals, with a prominent tabular hexagon, possibly a pseudomorph after pyrrhotite.
Overall Size:9x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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