ANDRADITE Variety MELANITE-I-439
San Benito County, California (most likely from near the Dallas Gem Mine, but not certain)
Extremely dark green, shiny, flattened crystals up to 3x3mm, covering one surface of olive-brown massive andradite. Some bruising. There is a label from the collection of R. M. Wilke included.
3x4.5cm Weight 26.9grams