Mineral Specimen #5349 Andradite Garnet in Garnet/Vesuvianite Skarn
Grua Mining District, Grua, Lunner, Oppland, Norway
6 x 5 x 2 cm
Ex, Carniege museum, Ex. White collection purchased from Geological Museum, London (now part of Natural History Museum) in 1986
Dark brown colored Andradite crystals are present on this specimen purchased by Mr. White from the Natural History museum in London and later donated, along with the rest of his collection, to the Carnegie collection. The specimen was later purchased at a silent auction at the Detroit show which was held in the past each year by the curator from the museum.
Flaws: There are only a few areas on the specimen with extant crystals.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Garnets | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars