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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 50798
Mineral:Andradite var. Melanite Garnet
Locality:Santa Rita Peak, New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow-black andradite garnet crystals scattered over one face of serpentine. The andradite crystals are dodecahedral form with trapezohedral edge faces. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #546a, collected during IMA conference July1986 field trip at site no. 8
Overall Size:6x3x1 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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