Andradite (Var: Melanite), Garnet Group

Specimen ID: 1YL-Y3T

Mineral(s)
Andradite (Var: Melanite) : Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Garnet Group : X3Z2(SiO4)3
Locality
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
17mm x 40mm x 58mm
weight: 41g
Description
Jet-black melanite crystals to 3.3mm contrast nicely against the matrix on this old specimen from San Benito Co.Ex. Donald Stockton (1929 – 2016) Collection, with Don’s own label as well as the original handwritten label.
Previous data
Mineral(s)
Name withheld

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