Hoffmann, C. A. S., 1811. Grossular — Handbuch der Mineralogie, Craz und Gerlach, Freiberg: 479—481 [view in ‘Library’
Akhtaragda River mouth, Vilyuy River Basin, Sakha Republic, Far Eastern District, Russia.
originally named ‘kanalstein’, cinnamon stone and renamed grossularite for the green colour of gooseberries, Ribes grossularium
, because the original specimens were this colour.
many localities: Austria: Tirol, Zillertal; Canada: Quebec; Italy: Piedmont; Kenya; Mexico: Chihuahua; Russia: at the confluence of the Vilyuy and Akhtaragda Rivers, Sakha Republic; Tanzania: Merelani (