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Almandine Garnet Mineral Specimens and Crystals (natural red-purple color)
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Almandine Garnets in Biotite Schist


Item: almm157_garnet-mineral-specimen
This garnet in matrix specimen weighs 0.3 lbs
Almandine Garnet Specimen Dimensions: 2.2" x 1.5" x 1.4"
(57 x 39 x 35mm)
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $21.50
This natural almandine garnet mineral specimen has biotite schist matrix with reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite)exposed on its surfaces. Some of the garnets show partial terminations with rounded dodecahedral form that was modified due to their formation within a biotite mica schist host rock. The garnets are translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite Schist


Item: almm146
0.6 lbs
2.9" x 2.5" x 1.7"
(74 x 64 x 43mm)
mined near Itabira, Brazil
Price: $24.50
This biotite schist matrix specimen has reddish-purple almandine garnet (also known as almandite). The garnets are translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnet with Biotite Schist

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Item: almm158_garnet-mineral-specimen
This garnet with matrix specimen weighs 0.8 lbs
Almandine Garnet with Matrix Dimensions: 2.6" x 2.6" x 2.4"
(65 x 65 x 60mm)
This natural almandine garnet mineral specimen was mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $34.50
This natural mineral specimen has some biotite schist matrix attached to a large rich reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite). The garnet is translucent to semi-transparent.

Large Almandine Garnet with Biotite Schist


Item: almm162_garnet-mineral-specimen
Natural garnet in matrix mineral specimen weighing 2.1 lbs
This almandine garnet mineral specimen measures 4.0" x 3.6" x 2.7"
(101 x 91 x 68mm)
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $64.50
This biotite schist matrix specimen has a single large almandine garnet (also known as almandite). This garnte weighs over one pound and measures over 3 inches across with rich reddish-purple natural color. The garnet is translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite Schist


Item: almm152
4.0 lbs
5.6" x 4.7" x 3.5"
(142 x 119 x 90mm)
mined near Itabira, Brazil
Price: $74.50
This decorator specimen of sillimanite-biotite schist matrix has reddish-purple almandine garnet (also known as almandite) with a small amount of blue iolite as well. The matrix is predominantly chatoyant sillimanite with long blade-like form.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite Schist

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Item: almm153
5.0 lbs
7.5" x 6.1" x 3.1"
(190 x 154 x 78mm)
mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $92.50
This decorator specimen of sillimanite-biotite schist matrix has reddish-purple almandine garnet (also known as almandite). The chatoyant sillimanite has long blade-like form.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite Schist


Item: almm163_garnet-mineral-specimen
Natural garnet in matrix mineral specimen weighing 6.6 lbs
This almandine garnet mineral specimen measures 6.1" x 5.8" x 3.9"
(156 x 147 x 98mm)
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $112.50
This large size decorator mineral specimen has a matrix composed of black biotite mica intergrown with long blade-like chatoyant sillimanite and a small amount of cordierite (iolite). There are several large reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite) exposed on its surfaces, each garnet measures from 1.5 to 2 inches across! The garnet crystals are fractured and they are translucent to semi-transparent.

Garnet in Biotite-Sillimanite Schist, 43.9 pounds


Item: almm155_garnet-mineral-specimen
Natural garnet in matrix mineral specimen weighing 49.9 lbs!
This almandine garnet mineral specimen measures 14" x 11" x 6"
Mined near Itabira, Brazil
Price: $598.80
This large size decorator mineral specimen has a matrix composed of black biotite mica intergrown with long blade-like chatoyant sillimanite. There are several large reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite) exposed on its surfaces, each garnet measures from 2 inches to 3 inches across! The garnets are fractured and they are translucent to semi-transparent. There is about 30% chatoyant sillimanite intergrown with the biotite mica matrix, and there also is a small amount of blue iolite as well. The photo at left was taken under daylight, see also a back-view photo of this large almandine garnet decorator mineral specimen.


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