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Australian Minerals, Harts Range, Northern Territory

Garnet Crystal

Garnet Crystal from Harts Range, Northern Territory

Garnet Info

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.