3.5" Sharp Wet-Look Brown-Black ANDRADITE var. MELANITE Crystals Mali for sale

  • $134.00$200.00
  • Mineral: Melanite Garnet
  • Product Code: EB0817MELAN6
  • Availability: In Stock

Tags: 3.5 sharp wet-look brown-black andradite var. melanite crystals mali for sale, eb0817melan6, melanite garnet, andradite garnet

Melanite, which is a variety of andradite garnet, forms sharply crystallized groups of dodecahedral crystals in specimens like this one from Mali. The color on this piece is a very dark chocolate brown, almost black, and it features very sharp, well-formed penetrating twin crystals, with smooth and lustrous wet-look faces, crisply defined edges and points, and excellent crystal definition.

Location Magana, near Sandare, Cercle du Nioro, Kayes Region, Mali
Size 3.5" x 2.7" x 1.8"
Suggested Stand Large 3.4" Peg Stand