2.9" Faceted & Polished Almandine Garnet

This is a 2.9" wide deep-red almandine garnet that has been faceted and polished.

Garnets are nesosilicates having the general formula X3Y2(SiO4)3. There are many species of garnet which include pyrope, almandine, spessartine, uvarovite, andradite and grossular (varieties of which are hessonite, cinnamon-stone and tsavorite). Garnets are found in a wide variety of colors including red, orange, yellow, green, purple, brown, blue, black, pink, and colorless, with reddish shades being the most common.

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SPECIES
Garnet var. Almandine
LOCATION
India
SIZE
2.9" widest measurment
CATEGORY
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ITEM
#206212