2.8" Dark Green DEMANTOID GARNET Crystals to .8" on Matrix Madagascar for sale

  • $575.00$1,150.00
  • Product Code: EB0813DEMAN1
  • Availability: In Stock

This is a very select specimen of DEMANTOID GARNET that came from well-known deposits in a mangrove tidal flat near Antetezambato, Ambanja Area, Antsiranana Region, North Madagascar. The garnets from this area are colored a rich, green color that ranges from olive green to minty green. They are typically set on a matrix of sparkling micro crystals of . Demantoid garnets are rare from anywhere, and the color and quality of these crystals is comparable to the best finds from Italy, Russia, and Namibia. Under halogen lights the crystals show a lighter color, but the green color is intensely saturated under mercury bulbs (we photographed it under color-corrected halogen lights).

Location Antisiranana, Madagascar
Size 2.8" x 2.4" x 1.2"
Suggested Stand A suitable display stand comes free with this specimen