Demantoid Garnets on Feldspar Matrix – NER 044

Demantoid garnets on feldspar matrix


Measurements:  47 x 33 x 17 mm 

Description:  Green andradite garnets (variety demantoid), the largest 11 mm on edge, sit on a feldspar matrix. The bottom of the specimen also has a few minute garnet crystals on it. 

A few of the crystals are damaged.

Weight of Specimen:  51.1 g

Chemical Composition:  Ca3Fe32+(SiO4)3  (garnets)
                                        KAlSi3O8
  (feldspar)   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (garnets)  6.5-7
                                           (feldspar)  6 - 6.5

Location:  Erongo, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NER 044

US $ 40
 




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