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Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

 
Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet from Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

DESCRIPTION:No. 72278
Mineral:Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet
Locality:Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar
Description:Superb lustrous deep-green transparent demantoid garnet crystals, the chrome-rich green variety of the mineral species andradite, with remnants of matrix on the rear. The demantoid garnet crystals are dodecahedral form with trapezohedral edges. Ex. G. McLoughlin collection, collected ca. 2010
Overall Size:31x20x13 mm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: For reference only
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