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UVAROVITE (andradite garnet),Saranowskii Mine, Saranowskaya

Village, Gorozawod, Permskaya Oblast, Urals, Russia.

 

UVAROVITE (andradite garnet) densely, minutely and brilliantly crystallized on CHROMITE.Saranowskii Mine, Saranowskaya Village, Gorozawod, Permskaya Oblast, Urals, Russia.

Measures: 4 x 3-1/2 x 1/2 inches. There is some crystal development on the rear of the matrix. This large, important specimen went to the Harvard Mineralogical Museum as a gift of C.T. Diedrich in 1924; then to Hugh A. Ford. The Harvard and Ford labels survive.
 
Price $3,500
 

 

 

 

 

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