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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 49460
Mineral:Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet in Serpentine
Locality:Val Malenco, Sondrio Province, Lombardy, Italy
Description:Lustrous translucent demantoid garnet crystals, the green variety of andradite, in rounded aggregates to 8 mm diameter of parallel crystals on fibrous serpentine. The demantoid crystals look beautiful when viewed under magnification.
Overall Size:4.5x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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