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Andradite-Grossular Garnet from Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

 
Andradite-Grossular Garnet from Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Andradite-Grossular Garnet from Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Andradite-Grossular Garnet from Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Andradite-Grossular Garnet from Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Andradite-Grossular Garnet from Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan

DESCRIPTION:No. 53236
Mineral:Andradite-Grossular Garnet
Locality:Kokscha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan
Description:Lustrous transparent green grossular-andradite garnet crystals in translucent gray marble that fluoresces yellow-white under UV illumination with yellow-metallic pyrite microcrystals scattered throughout the marble.
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:4-17 mm
Status: For reference only
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