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Garnet Var Grossular

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Garnet Var Grossular

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Description
Locality: 
Sierra de Cruces, Sierra Mojada Municipality, Coahuila, Mexico
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 5.4 × 5.7 cm
Description

Cherry red and lustrous crystals of garnet perfectly spread on matrix. The crystals have sharp edges and the colouration is just incredible deep. The contrast to the bright matrix is very adorable and extremely eye-catching.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Grossular

Formula: 
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Akhtaragda River mouth (Achtaragda River mouth), Vilyui River Basin (Vilui River Basin; Wilui River Basin), Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia