Andradite Var. Demantoid Garnet
Toenail, 3.1 x 2.6 x 1.5 cm
Antetezambato, Ambanja District, Diana Region, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar
On a thin septae of matrix, is a cluster of equant, glassy and gemmy, olive-green colored demantoid, in crystals to 1 cm. very gemmy, very bright, this robust thumbnail specimen has a high quality and sits nicely. It has many facets reflecting light, so shows off more nicely than you might expect at first.