Spessartite Garnet is the orange variety of Garnet. It also goes by the name Spessartine. The main locations that this gem is mined are Sri Lanka, Brazil, Australia, Burma and India. It can come in different shades of orange with red tints and yellow tints. Some gems can be very dark because of the high iron content, but stones with a low iron content are extremely vibrant and bright. There is a beautifully colour gem that comes from Madagascar that is orangey yellow. This particular variety is often referred to as Mandarin Garnet.