A nice example of the black variety of Andradite Garnet known as Melanite, from Chihuahua, Mexico. The crystal exhibits typical dodecahedral crystal form.
Specimen Rating : Intermediate Crystal Healer Specimen
In addition to the general properties of Garnet, Melanite is extremely grounding and very protective. It is sometimes used in the treatment of cancer.
Mineral Species - Andradite
Crystal System - Isometric
Birthstone - None
Chakra Alignment - None
Further information available on our Garnet - Melanite Information Page.