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Andradite var. Melanite Garnet from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

 
Andradite var. Melanite Garnet from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Andradite var. Melanite Garnet from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 50483
Mineral:Andradite var. Melanite Garnet
Locality:New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Rich specimen of lustrous black melanite garnet crystals, the Ti-rich variety of andradite garnet, scattered over front and rear faces of serpentine matrix. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #547, collected in September 1986
Overall Size:4.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:0.2-6.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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