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TitleMelanite (garnet) with quartz and plagioclase
DescriptionMelanite (the black mineral) is a titanium containing garnet related to andradite. Quartz and plagioclase are also seen. This specimen is about 10 cm across.
LocationItaly. Near Monzoni.
PhotographerTwyla Baker. 2001-04-11.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1176.
Key wordsmelanite, Italy
Tech details893 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number347