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MINERAL GEM WORLD
SPESSARTITE ROUGH SPECIMEN
This natural untreated bright orange gem was recently discovered in nothern Tanzania near Loliondo.It has produced some of the finest alluvial deposits the world has seen.Some of the crystals have a 24 shaped natural crystal structure.
Weight 102.40 cts app
size 38 x 30 x 19 mm app
Color. Spessartite garnet is ideochromatic, meaning that it is colored by a fundamental element in its composition. That element is manganese, which produces an orange color. Take away the manganese, and it would no longer be spessartite. Thus spessartite has only one basic color – orange.
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