2.30 CTS CERTIFIED FIRE RED ALMANDITE GARNET [GNR5]

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 7 x 7 x 6mm
Weight (carats) 2.3 carats
Colors

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ALMANDITE GARNET

This is a natural untreated stone i bought on my last trip to Harts range in Australia.  This is a clean stone which shows a stunning fire red colour.

Size 7.00 x 6.95 x 5.10 mm app

Weight 2.30 cts

Almandine occurs rather abundantly in the gem-gravels of Sri Lanka,  whence it has sometimes been called Ceylon-ruby. When the color inclines to a violet tint, the stone is often called Syriam garnet, a name said to be taken from Syriam, an ancient town of Pegu (now part of Myanmar). Large deposits of fine almandine-garnets were found, some years ago, in the Northern Territory of Australia, and were at first taken for rubies and thus they were known in trade for some time afterwards as Australian rubies.

 

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Type 1 Gemstones
The following gemstones are typically inclusion free, even minor inclusions detract from their value.
Diamond, Amethyst, Beryls(Aquamarine,Morganite), Citrine, Smoky Quartz, topaz, Chrysoberyl, Kunzite, Tanzanite, green Tourmaline, and Blue Zircon
IF Internally flawless under extreme magnification (Very rare)
F Flawless
VVS Minute inclusions under 10x; invisible to the unaided eye
VS Minor inclusions under 10x; usually invisible to the unaided eye
SI1 Noticeable inclusions under 10x; usually visible to the unaided eye
SI2 Noticeable inclusions under 10x; usually quite visible to the unaided eye
I1 prominent- moderate affect on appearance or durability
I2 prominent - severe affect on appearance or durability
I3 prominent- severe affect on beauty, transparency or durability
Type 2 Gemstones
Gemstones that normally have small inclusions that do not detract from value.
Alexandrite, Andalusite, Iolite, Peridot,  Rhodolite, Ruby, Sapphire, Spinel, Tourmaline, Garnet, Amethyst, Red   Zircon, Tsavorite; Blue, Orange, Purple, Fluorite.Yellow and   Parti-colored Tourmaline
F Flawless
VVS Minor inclusions under 10x; usually invisible to the unaided eye
VS Noticeable inclusions under 10x; often invisible to the unaided eye
SI1 Obvious inclusions under 10x; visible to the unaided eye
SI2 Obvious inclusions under 10x; very apparent to the unaided eye
I1 prominent - moderate affect on appearance or durability
I2 prominent - severe affect on appearance or durability
I3 prominent - severe affect on beauty, transparency or durability

 

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Starts 13th Jun 2018 3:00pm PDT
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