Andradite Garnet (Pala Prop./Bill Larson Coll.)
- Miracle Mountain Mine, Volcano, Amador Co., California
- Small Cabinet, 8.8 x 7.4 x 6.4 cm
- Start Time: 11/12/2009 6:45:00 pm (CST)
- End Time: 11/19/2009 6:48:59 pm (CST)
- Auction Closed
A HUGE, extremely rare, andradite garnet from a very uncommon California locale - the Miracle Mountain Mine in Amador County. This is an old-time specimen. It has a wonderful reddish-brown color, complex crystallization and top luster! The contact is out of sight on the back. This superb piece was for many years part of the Pala Properties/Bill Larson Garnet Collection and was on display at the Fallbrook shop. Bill"s base label has a slight error in the county location. An outstanding large specimen from this rare locale. Valued at $1750-2000. Try to find another of this size and quality!!