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Andradite var. Topazolite on Clinochlore from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

 
Andradite var. Topazolite on Clinochlore from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

Andradite var. Topazolite on Clinochlore from New Idria District, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 63467
Mineral:Andradite var. Topazolite on Clinochlore
Locality:New Idria District, San Benito County, California
Description:Translucent yellow andradite garnet crystals to 4 mm on greenish serpentine coated with translucent green mica-like clinochlore crystals to 1 mm. Yellow Al-rich andradite garnet was formerly called Topazolite, now a discredited species (variety). Ex. Mort Metersky collection
Overall Size:30x20x16 mm
Crystals:0.5-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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