|Dimensions (mm)||9 x 7.1 x 5.4mm|
|Weight (carats)||2.7 carats|
Hessonite Garnet is a particular grossularite form of Garnet that is most known for its warm yellow to reddish tones.It can exhibit colors like orange, dark brown-orange, and reddish-brown. Hessonite Garnet can also occur in other colors like pink and green, but it is most known for its cinnamon-like colors.
The name Hessonite is derived from the Greek word ‘hesson’, which means ‘inferior’. it does not mean that this stone is an inferior stone. It’s only because Hessonite Garnet’s density and hardness is lower than that of most Garnet stones.
The most well-known Hessonite Garnet deposits can be found in Srilanka, but it is also mined in India, Myanmar, Madagascar, India, Brazil, Tanzania, Italy, South Africa, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and the USA.
Name: HESSONITE GARNET
Item Shape: OVAL CUT
A remarkable moonstone, notable for its elegance of cut, clarity, and size. It was actually a cleaner stone than the pictures suggested! I really appreciate having the chance to bid for occasional gems like these in the "no reserve" auctions. Thank you!
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