• GARNET

    Garnets are a set of closely related minerals forming a group, with gemstones in almost every color.

     

    • Mineral: Garnet group
    • Chemistry:
      Almandine- Fe3Al2(SiO4)3
      Andradite- Ca3Fe2(SiO4)3
      Grossular- Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
      Pyrope- Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
      Rhodolite- (Mg, Fe)3Al2(SiO4)3
      Spessartine- Mn3Al2(SiO4)3
    • Color: All colors
    • Refractive index: 1.714-1.888
    • Birefringence: None
    • Specific gravity: 3.47-4.15
    • Mohs hardness: 6.5-7.5

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