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Garnet Var Almandine

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Garnet Var Almandine

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Locality: 
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5 × 4 cm
Description

Hi All, this auction is part of a series of ‘Clear-out Minerals’ Clear-out auctions. This specimen and the majority of others on offer this have a starting price 50% or more lower than in all previous auctions. Happy bidding. Red/brown almandine crystal to 1.0 cm across on matrix. A number of the crystals show extraction damage hence the low starting price.

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What's on the rock

Almandine

Formula: 
Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
7.0 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Alabanda, Aydin Province, Aegean Region, Turkey
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