Andradite (Var: Melanite)
Ojos Espanoles Mine, General Lazaro Cardenas (Lazaro Cardenas; Colonia Lazaro Cardenas), Mun. de Julimes, Chihuahua, Mexico
Miniature, 4.9 x 4.3 x 3.9 cm
A cluster of lustrous and large andradite garnets (this variety is sometimes called "melanite") from Mexico. The garnets measure up to 2.2 cm across. There is contact on the back and sides but the specimen presents an impressive display face.