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Andradite Garnet with Calcite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

 
Andradite Garnet with Calcite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Andradite Garnet with Calcite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Andradite Garnet with Calcite from N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

DESCRIPTION:No. 50092
Mineral:Andradite Garnet with Calcite
Locality:N'Chwaning Mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Description:Rich specimen of translucent red dodecahedral andradite garnet crystals to 1.5 mm with scalenohedral colorless calcite crystals to 5 mm on the rear. Note the hollow cavities where the andradite formed over a bladed mineral that dissolved away. Ex. George Elling; ex.Charlie Key collection
Overall Size:7x4x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-5.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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