Gaudefroyite with Andradite Garnet and Baryte

Black Rock Mine, Black Rock, Kalahari mangenese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Miniature, 5.5 x 4.6 x 2.2 cm
Start Time: 09/14/2009 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 09/29/2009 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Exemplary example of the famous and highly desired Gaudefroyite/Andradite/Baryte combinations from Black Rock Mine. The Gaudefroyites are lustrous, and the largest of the crystals is a full 1 cm long. With such luster and excellent individuality and definition across the specimen, they really catch the eye. The brilliant red Andradites provide a beautiful contrast. The Barytes add a nice contrast, as well. Excellent example of this rare species from the bet locality in the world for it...

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