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TitleAndradite from Delta, Utah
DescriptionThis crystal of andradite (Ca-Fe garnet) is about 4 cm across. Euhedral (very well formed) garnet crystals are dodecahedra (12 sided) with rhomb shaped faces. This one is not quite perfect, but the geometry is clear.
LocationUSA ▹ Utah. Near Delta.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-04-10.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1178.
Key wordsAndradite, Utah
Tech details266 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number342