Rhodolite — specimen 0001, photo © NMNHS
Rhodolite — specimen 0001
no precise locality
Weight: 0.92 ct; size: 6.58 | 4.52 | 3.20 mm; shape: octagon; colour: medium strongly purplish red; very slightly brownish; clarity: eye clean; cut: very good; treatment: none.
Very clean specimen; very good radiant style cut. Source: David Weinberg, Multicolour Gems Ltd
More information from ‘Classification’
Currently the name is used for any pink garnet of the pyrope-almandine series.