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Australian Minerals, Harts Range, Northern Territory

Garnet Crystal

Garnet Crystal from Harts Range, Northern Territory

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    This Garnet Crystal beauty was found in Harts Range, Northern Territory, Australia which is a well known location for Garnets in Australia.

    I acquired this specimen from Greg at Blue Gems at the August 2016 Sydney Crystal Show.

    Specimen Details

    Chemical Formula: Fe2+3Al2Si3O12

    ID #: JG0003

    Colour: Dark red to brown, black

    Hardness: 6.5 – 7.5

    Acquisition Date: 06/08/2016

    Crystal System: Cubic

    Lustre: Vitreous

    Dimensions: 42mm x 33mm x 29mm

    Weight: 66g

    Location: Harts Range, NT Australia

    Rarity of Mineral

    Very Common

    Did you know!?
    Garnet is not a mineral by itself, it is a group that contains closely related, isomorphous minerals that form a series with each other.