Geology Superstore
Geology Superstore

Andradite Garnets

Andradite garnet crystals with nepheline mineral specimens, collected from Khenifra Province,Tafilalet, Morocco. This rare species of garnet, which is melanite, belongs to the schorlomite group, the contrast between the two black and white minerals makes for an interesing piece to observe. This variant of garnet is rare, and has become a popular gemstone lately, they are jet black with a vitreous lustre and easily identifiable crystal form. Available in a variety of sizes, samples will come supplied in a card tray with a data label.

This product is currently out of stock and unavailable.

  •  Delivery & Return


    We ship to all 50 states, Washington DC.
    All orders are shipped with a UPS tracking number.
    Always free shipping for orders over US $200.
    During sale periods and promotions the delivery time may be longer than normal.


    Elessi will accept exchanges and returns of unworn and unwashed garments within 30 days of the date of purchase (14 days during the sales period), on presentation of the original till receipt at any store where the corresponding collection is available within the country of purchase.

    Your return will usually be processed within a week to a week and a half. We’ll send you a Return Notification email to notify you once the return has been completed.
    Please allow 1-3 business days for refunds to be received to the original form of payment once the return has been processed.


    Give us a shout if you have any other questions and/or concerns.
    Phone: +1 (23) 456 789

  ... people are viewing this right now

Guaranteed Safe Checkout

Andradite garnet crystals with occurences of nepheline on matrix, collected from Bou-Agrao Mountain, Tamazeght complex, High Atlas mountains, Khenifra Province,Tafilalet, Morocco. These much desired mineral specimens are much sought after due to the presence of the beautiful, jet black garnet crystals which are andradite, these garnets belong to the schorlomite group, and are actually titanian andradite, particularly, the variant known as melanite. Aside from the rarity, they have become a popular gemstone in recent times due to their colour and sub-metallic lustre make them attractive to a wide audience.These particular samples are of a lower grade compared to our display pieces, the garnets exhibited are varied, some are whole and show the rhombic dodecahedron crystal habit well, while others are a little dull or are a massive form, sizes vary between 3 mm to 1 cm. Around the garnets is bright white nepehline crystals, small and short, the make for an excellent contrast in colours between the two minerals. We have plenty of these specimens in stock and they are available in a range of sizes, each piece willcome supplied in a card tray with an information label.

Weight 70 g
Specimen Size

1.5" x 1.5", 2" x 2", 3" x 2", 4" x 3"

Based on 0 reviews

0.00 Overall
Be the first to review “Andradite Garnets”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


There are no reviews yet.

SKU: MIN-011 Category:
Close My Cart
Close Wishlist
Recently Viewed Close