Almandine (7.3 x 4.7 x 4 cm)


Intergrown trapezohedral almandine crystals, with muscovite and albite. Largest almandine crystal has a diameter of 3 cm. Found in Shengus, Gilgit-Skardu road Northern part, Pakistan.



Formula: Fe32+Al2(SiO4)3

Series: Almandine-Pyrope series

System: Isometric

Locality: Shengus, Gilgit-Skardu road (Northern part), Pakistan

Habit: Intergrown euhedral crystals

Color: Brownish red

Luster: Vitreous luster

Weight: 159,1 g

Dimensions: 7.3 x 4.7 x 4 cm

Additional information

Weight 310 g
Dimensions 160 × 140 × 115 mm