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Pyrope, Mg3Al2(SiO4)3, and Omphacite, Måløy, Nordfjord, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Colourful specimen of fairly bright green omphacite (eclogite) with white intrusion included with gemmy deep pink pyrope crystals.

Pyrope, Mg3Al2(SiO4)3, and Omphacite, Måløy, Nordfjord, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Colourful specimen of fairly bright green omphacite (eclogite) with white intrusion included with gemmy deep pink pyrope crystals.

Spessartine, Mn++3Al2(SiO4)3, Wendelberg near Haibach in Spessart, Bavaria, Germany. 3 mm spessartine crystal in pegmatite. Copyright: Erik

Spessartine, Mn++3Al2(SiO4)3, Wendelberg near Haibach in Spessart, Bavaria, Germany. 3 mm spessartine crystal in pegmatite. Copyright: Erik

Andradite (Var: Topazolite), Ca3Fe+++2(SiO4)3, Antetezambato, Ambanja, Ambanja District, Diana Region, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar. Gemmy quality, with big crystals on matrix rock. Size 65 х 48 х 32 mm. Copyright: © Oleg Lopatkin

Andradite (Var: Topazolite), Ca3Fe+++2(SiO4)3, Antetezambato, Ambanja, Ambanja District, Diana Region, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar. Gemmy quality, with big crystals on matrix rock. Size 65 х 48 х 32 mm. Copyright: © Oleg Lopatkin

Pyrope (not to be confused with pyrite) is a type of garnet. It is renowned for its red color (it is always some shade of red or reddish purple) and its name derives from the Greek pyropos which means "eye of fire". Some pyropes are such a deep red that they appear almost black.

Pyrope (not to be confused with pyrite) is a type of garnet. It is renowned for its red color (it is always some shade of red or reddish purple) and its name derives from the Greek pyropos which means "eye of fire". Some pyropes are such a deep red that they appear almost black.

Grossular (Var: Hibschite)

April or May MOB coll. Hibschite is moderately rare (and/or unrecognized) at MSH but this blast produced many xls of exceptional size. The xl shows the characteristic \

Almandine ~ Garnet Hill, White Pine County, Nevada, United States of America

Almandine ~ Garnet Hill, White Pine County, Nevada, United States of America

Grossular  Locality:	 Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada	  Dimensions:	 1.6 x 1.8 cm  Description:	 Grossular var. hessonite

hessonite (Garnet Group) Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Estrie, Quebec, Canada x cm. hessonite with sharp growth patterns on the crystal faces.

2.3" Marmalade ORANGE SPESSARTINE GARNETS Gemmy Shiny Crystals China for sale - $200

Marmalade ORANGE SPESSARTINE GARNETS Gemmy Shiny Crystals China for sale, This sparkling, bright specimen features gemmy orange spessartine garnets that nearly cover a matrix of white microcline. The individual garnets are extremely sha

Andradite var. Demantoid garnet ~ Antetezambato, Ambanja District, Diana Region, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar

Demantoid / Topazolite - Antetezambato, Ambanja District, Diana Region, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar Size: x x cm

Pyrope, Mg3Al2(SiO4)3, Vestřev, Nov Paka, Jitschin, Königgrätz Region, Czech Republic. Detail surface pyrope - size whole granule pyrope 2,5mm. Fov 1 mm. Copyright: Vitezslav Snasel

The mineral pyrope is a member of the garnet group. Pyrope is the only member of the garnet family to always display red coloration in natural samples, and it is from this characteristic that it gets its name: from the Greek for fire and eye.

23.30 Ct  Natural Blood Red Garnet Rhodolite GGL Certified Rough Specimen

23.30 Ct Natural Blood Red Garnet Rhodolite GGL Certified Rough Specimen

Rhodolite, not to be confused with rhodonite, rhodalite (Thompson, 1836), rhodozite, or rhodochrosite, is a rare type of garnet - although its name has not been "officially" recognized by mineralogy

Rhodolites are garnets in the pyrope-almandine solid-solution series, are approx pyrope.

Spessartine $ 1000  Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania

Spessartine (Garnet) Nani, Loliondo, Arusha Region, Tanzania miniature - x x 4 cm

exclusiveminerals > Great mineral specimens in other collections > Spessartine on orthoclase

exclusiveminerals's recent public photographs > Spessartine on orthoclase

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