Andradite Garnet, Hematite, and Calcite
- Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, South Africa
- Miniature, 5.5 x 4.8 x 2.0 cm
- Start Time: 09/14/2009 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
- End Time: 09/29/2009 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
- Auction Closed
Gorgeous combination of deep-red, lustrous Andradites, mirror-like Hematites, and gem-clear Calcites. The best Hematite has a superb, lustrous face 1 x 1 cm, and it is draped incredibly by a layer of Garnets, like a shawl. The largest of the gemmy Calcites is about 1.3 cm long and sits right in front of the largest and best Hematite. All draped, in part, by all these great 1-2 mm Andradites. Just a well-balanced combination piece, with all the parts being equally good.