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TitleUvarovite (chrome garnet) from Morelos, Mexico
DescriptionThe green mineral is uvarovite (chrome garnet), Cr3Al2Si3O12. The garnets are small, < 1 mm in size. The “woody” material they are on is probably anthophyllite. The sample is about 2.5 cm across.
LocationMexico. Near Morelos.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-04-10.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection.
Key wordsuvarovite
Tech details205 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number340