Alternative Names: None

Mineral Information

Origin: Worldwide

Mineral Species: Andradite

Mineral Group: Silicates - nesosilicates

Chemical Formula: Ca3Fe2(SiO4)3

Hardness: 6.5-7

Crystal System: Cubic (Isometric)

Colour: Yellow, yellow-green, green, black

Typical Appearance: Usually dodecahedral or trapezoidal crystals, or a combination of the two.

Esoteric Information

Birthstone: None

Chakra Alignment: None

Element: None

Origin of Name & Mythology: For José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva (1763-1838), Brazilian mineralogist.