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Garnet, 12 cm, Yueyang Prefecture, Hunan Province, China Almandine, 16 mm euhedron in graphitic schist with tiny dravite prisms, Red Embers Mine, Erving, Massachusetts, USA Almandine, 16 mm euhedron in graphitic schist with tiny dravite prisms, Red Embers Mine, Erving, Massachusetts, USA Almandine crystals in graphitic schist with tiny dravite prisms, Red Embers Mine, Erving, Massachusetts, USA Almandine, Garnet Hill, White Pine County, Nevada, USA. 1 cm lustrous dark garnet crystal on 6 x 3 cm rhyolite matrix
Almandine crystal, 25 mm, from mica schist, Mohnyin District (Moe Hnyin District), Kachin State, Myanmar Spessartine garnet. Gilgit, Pakistan. gemmy 7 mm crystal on 5 x 4 cm feldspar matrix Spessartine garnet. Gilgit, Pakistan. gemmy 7 mm crystal on 5 x 4 cm feldspar matrix Grossular crystal (13 mm), from Mana Mine, Barang-Turghao, Bajaur Agency, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Crystal model for Mana Mine crystal showing hexoctahedron and trapezohedron
Substantial 3 cm crystal of spessartine-almandine, Broken Hill, New South Wales Broken Hill spessartine model Spessartine, 13 mm orange gemmy crystal. Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania. Tanzanian_garnets.jpg Grossular var Tsavorite, 11 mm. Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania.
Grossular var Tsavorite, 11 mm. Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania. Tasavorite trapezohedron model Tsavorite crystal, 15 mm, Merelani Hills, showing tetrahexhedron face Model of a Tsavorite crystal from Arusha Faden specimen of tsavorite from Tanzania. Faden is .3 to .5 mm diameter, basal column, 2 mm, largest crystal about 9 mm wide
Faden specimen of tsavorite from Tanzania. Faden is .3 to .5 mm diameter, basal column, 2 mm, largest crystal about 9 mm wide Chrome-bearing grossular crystal is just 3 mm across. It's from Jeffrey Mine, Val-des-Sources, Québec, Canada Jeffrey chrome-bearing grossular composition (Amabili et al. 2004) Zoned grossular crystals from Jeffrey Mine, Quebec, 13 mm. Early chrome-bearing grossular enclosed by later colourless grossular Vesper Peak grossular detail showing cubes, 3 cm specimen with crystals to 1 cm
Group of grossular crystals showing dodecahedron, cube and in some cases tetrahexahedron, Vesper Peak, Washington, 5 cm Grossular crystals to 13 mm showing cube and dodecahedral faces. Vesper Peak, Washington, USA Model of a Vesper Peak garnet showing cube faces Grossular crystals to 13 mm showing dodecahedron, cube and tetrahexahedron, Vesper Peak, Washington Crystal model for Vesper Peak grossular
Grossular-andradite crystals, each 12 mm in diameter, Fushan Fe deposit, Xingtai, Hebei, China Model of Fushan grossular Andradite-grossular crystal, 4 cm in diameter, cube and dodecahedron, Fushan Fe deposit, Xingtai, Hebei, China Grossular with tetrahexahedron Coyote, California Grossular with tetrahexahedron Coyote Front, California
Grossular with tetrahexahedron Coyote Front, California Grossular, Sierra de Cruces, Mexico, 4 cm Grossular, Sierra de Cruces, Mexico, 25 mm Pink grossular from Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico. 8 x 7 x 5 cm Colourless rhomb-dodecahedral grossular crystals to 1 cm on a 4 cm vesuvianite crystal from Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico.
Detail of colourless rhomb-dodecahedral grossular crystals to 1 cm on vesuvianite from Sierra de Cruces, Coahuila, Mexico. Grossular icositetrahedron, 18 mm, Akhtaragda River, Vilyui, Eastern Siberia, Russian Federation. Uvarovite crystal, 12 mm across. Taghonak, Kotizabi, Hindu Kush, Andarab Region, Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. Uvarovite crystal, 12 mm across. Taghonak, Kotizabi, Hindu Kush, Andarab Region, Baghlan Province, Afghanistan. Uvarovite crystal, 12 mm across. Taghonak, Kotizabi, Hindu Kush, Andarab Region, Baghlan Province, Afghanistan.
Garnet (andradite-grossular) crystals showing dodecahedral and icositetrahedral faces, 18 mm specimen, Shap Blue Quarry. Andradite (demantoid) crystals, 2 cm across, Antetezambato, Antsiranana, Madagascar Madagascar andradite mode Andradite With Epidote & Clinochlore Khogyani, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan Andradite With Epidote & Clinochlore Khogyani, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Andradite With Epidote & Clinochlore Khogyani, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan Iridescent andradite, Tenkawa village, Yoshino-gun, Nara Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan, 48 mm x 40 mm x 40 mm Iridescent andradite, Tenkawa village, Yoshino-gun, Nara Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan, 48 mm x 40 mm x 40 mm Andradite, Imilchil, Er Rachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco, 33 mm x 25 mm x 20 mm Andradite, 2 cm, Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia
Model of andradite crystal, reportedly from Huanggang showing tetrahexahedron with dodecahedron and trapezohedron. Andradite crystals to 1 cm illustrating the Berg effect, Serifos, Aegean, Greece, 3.5 × 2 × 1.8 cm Andradite, 6 mm crystal from Jeffrey Mine, Val-des-Sources, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada Quebec Andradite crystals to 14 mm, Khost, Afghanistan, showing trisoctahedrons
Model of andradite var demantoid from Khost, Afghanistan Andradite var demantoid crystal showing rhomb dodecahedron and octahedron faces, Khost, Afghanistan Model of andradite var demantoid from Khost, Afghanistan Afghan garnets showing rhombdodecahedron, trapezohedron bevels and rare trisoctahedron faces, 27 mm specimen, crystals to 15 mm Crystal model for Laghman grossular showing trisoctahedron {233}
Garnets from Pakistan showing three forms: tetrahexahedron, trapezohedron and dodecahedron. Largest crystal measures about 1 cm The tetrahedral cross (yellow) Garnet crystal forms, from most common at the top to least common at the bottom Garnet crystal forms by composition Valle della Gava trisoctahedral grossular (hessonite), main crystal about 12 mm across
Ideal model for Valle della Gava trisoctahedral grossular Valle della Gava grossular (hessonite) showing tetrahexahedron and cube, main crystal about 10 mm across Ideal model for Valle della Gava grossular (hessonite) showing tetrahexahedron and cube Screen Shot 2022-10-04 at 9.35.10 PM.png Ideal model for Valle della Gava grossular (hessonite) showing tetrahexahedron and cube