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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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 72781
Mineral:Andradite var. Demantoid Garnet
Locality:Antetezambato, Ambanja, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar
Description:Lustrous transparent green demantoid garnet crystals, the green chrome-rich variety of andradite garnet, on contrasting pale yellow garnet-rich matrix. The demantoid garnet crystals are dodecahedral form with trapezohedral edges. Ex. D. Miller collection #M1727; collected ca. 2008
Overall Size:28x28x27 mm
Crystals:2-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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