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Andradite variety Demantoid

#PD33807

Andradite variety Demantoid

#PD33807
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 6 x 5.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Gem mine, San Benito Co., California, United States

Translucent apple-green Andradite Garnets, also known a Demantiod Garnets, to 4-5mm set on a ledge and scattered about on matrix.

These little crystals seem to have some color changing properties and appear brighter green and stand out better on the matrix than they do in the photos.

Andradite

Formula
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Euhedral Crystals, Massive 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
black, yellowish brown, red, greenish yellow, gray 
Streak
white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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