Druse of Gemmy Demantoid Garnets – NER 005

Druse of gemmy demantoid garnets on matrix


Measurements:  30 x 29 x 12 mm

Description:  A druse of gemmy, small demantoid garnets (up to 2 mm long) cover the top and bottom op the specimen. The matrix is garnet, and the whitish mineral is feldspar.

The only damage appears to be on the edges of the specimen.

Weight of Specimen:  16.4 g

Chemical Composition:  Ca3Fe32+(SiO4)3  (garnets)
                                       KAlSi3O8
  (feldspar)   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (garnets)  6.5-7
                                          (feldspar)  6 - 6.5

Location:  
Erongo, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  NER 005

US $ 35

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