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Hematite, Andradite

Hematite : Fe2O3, Andradite : Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
minID: 68Q-A7X

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Dimensions: 4.2 cm x 2.8 cm x 2.4 cm

A stunning miniature, of this classic combination of species for Wessels. Few are found with such a wonderful and aesthetic combination of the garnet coating on hematite! this is essentially one large,elongated crystal of hematite, complete all around save for small contacts near the base. 4.2 x 2.8 x 2.4 cm

This Photo was Mindat.org Photo of the Day - 15th Mar 2008

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Photo added: 19th Sep 2007

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