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Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

 
Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 49901
Mineral:Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet
Locality:Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar
Description:Many lustrous transparent green andradite garnet crystals, variety demantoid, on one face of contrasting light-colored matrix. The demantoid crystals are dodecahedral with trapezohedral edges and have scattered black spots (Mn-oxide?) on some surfaces.
Overall Size:11x8x6 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: For reference only
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