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Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Vorondolo District, southeast of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar

 
Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Vorondolo District, southeast of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Vorondolo District, southeast of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar

Almandine-Spessartine Garnet from Vorondolo District, southeast of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 50466
Mineral:Almandine-Spessartine Garnet
Locality:Vorondolo District, southeast of Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
Description:Three intergrown trapezohedral black almandine-spessartine garnet crystals with flat crystal faces and remnants of matrix on the bottom. The specimen is currently mounted to an acrylic display base (I will remove if requested). Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #694; originally acquired in 1994
Overall Size:4.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:16-40 mm
Status: For reference only
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