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MINERAL GEM WORLD
UVAROVITE SPECIMEN FROM RUSSIA
Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3SARANOVSKII MINE, URALS, RUSSIA.
Uvarovite is a chromium bearing garnet group species with the formula: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3. It was discovered in 1832 by Germain Henri Hess who named it after Count Sergei Semenovitch Uvarov (1765-1855), a Russian statesman and amateur mineral collector.
Uvarovite is one of the rarer of the garnet group minerals, and is the only consistently green garnet species, with a beautiful emerald-green color. It occurs as well-formed fine sized crystals. Specimens of uvarovite are much sought after by collectors for outstanding brilliance and color.
SIZE: 50 X 43 X 11 MM APPROX.
WEIGHT: 254.95 CTS APPROX.
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