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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44513
Mineral:Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet
Locality:Val Malenco, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
Description:Lustrous translucent demantoid garnet crystals, the green variety of andradite, in tan-colored matrix. Many crystals are complete, but others are incomplete. Remnants of metallic magnetite are visible on the underside. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:8x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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