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Andradite

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Description
Locality: 
Kohse Mine, Tenkawa, Yoshino-gun, Nara Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 2.6 × 1.7 cm
Description

Khose is beside New Mexico one of the two famous locations for Rainbow garnets. From that location you can mostly find single crystals. This is a fine little sample of Andradite on matrix showing that typical iridescent colors. 

Please watch the video in HD to understand the whole specimen!!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Andradite

Formula: 
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
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