HESSONITE GARNET SRILANKA 5.4 CTS GNH0007-SGC-880

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 11 x 9.9 x 5mm
Weight (carats) 5.5 carats
Colors

SRILANKA

HESSONITEGARNET

VALENCIA ORANGE

TREATMENT-NONE

SHAPE -ROUND OVAL

CLARITY-VVS

Hessonite

or

Cinnamon Stoneis a variety ofgrossular, a calcium aluminium mineral of thegarnetgroup with the generalformulaCa3Al2Si3O12. The name is from theGreekhÄ“ssÅn,inferior, in allusion to its lower hardness and density than most other garnet species varieties.

The difference is readily detected by the specific gravity, that of hessonite being 3.64 to 3.69, whilst that of zircon is about 4.6. Hessonite has a similar hardness to that ofquartz, about 7 on themohsscale, whilst the hardness of most garnet species can reach 7.5.

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Last updated 29th Mar 2016
Requested 29th Dec 2014

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