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Goldmanite and Andradite Garnet from Sandy Wash Mining Area, Laguna District, Cibola County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Goldmanite)

 
Goldmanite and Andradite Garnet from Sandy Wash Mining Area, Laguna District, Cibola County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Goldmanite)

Goldmanite and Andradite Garnet from Sandy Wash Mining Area, Laguna District, Cibola County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Goldmanite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 43897
Mineral:Goldmanite and Andradite Garnet
Locality:Sandy Wash Mining Area, Laguna District, Cibola County, New Mexico (Type Locality for Goldmanite)
Description:Plate partially covered with lustrous dodecahedral garnet crystals that vary from brown-black andradite to lighter brown goldmanite, a vanadium-rich garnet species. The specimen was acquired originally from one of the coauthors that described goldmanite. ex. Joseph J. Urban (1915-1997); ex. Dr. A.J. Gu'de, III; ex. Dr. R.H. Moench of the USGS, coauthor of the description of goldmanite
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x1 cm
Crystals:0.1-0.3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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