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Andradite var. Topazolite Garnet with Natrolite from Ad Hoc #2 Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

 
Andradite var. Topazolite Garnet with Natrolite from Ad Hoc #2 Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Andradite var. Topazolite Garnet with Natrolite from Ad Hoc #2 Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 50211
Mineral:Andradite var. Topazolite Garnet with Natrolite
Locality:Ad Hoc #2 Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Translucent-to-transparent yellow-green topazolite, the Al-rich transparent variety of andradite garnet crystals with scattered acicular crystals on serpentine. Many of the andradite garnet crystals are hollow indicating pseudomorphism. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection, collected in September 1986
Overall Size:6x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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