Manganvesuvianite and Andradite Garnet

Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, South Africa
Miniature, 3.8 x 3.7 x 3.5 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

Superb combination piece of highly lustrous Manganvesuvianite along with brilliant red Andradite Garnets. The surface is completey coated with mirror-like Manganvesuvianites, the largest of which is a sharp blocky crystal about 1 cm long and an incredible .4 cm across. The vivid red Andradites provide a beautiful contrast. Very Aesthetic and sparkling, but more than that a significant example of this vesuvianite species

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