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TitleAndradite (Ca-Fe garnet)
DescriptionAndradite is a type of garnet having composition Ca3Fe2Si3O12. These crystals are about 1 cm across and are dodecahedra (12 sided), typical for garnets.
LocationItaly. Near Rome. Alban Mountains.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-04-19.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection.
Key wordsandradite, garnet, Italy
Tech details181 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number355