Rhodolite — specimen 0637, photo © NMNHS
Rhodolite — specimen 0637
no precise locality
Weight: 0.37 ct; size: 5.10 | 4.32 | 2.72 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium dark strongly purplish red; very slightly brownish; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.
Very clean specimen; design ‘Ovalimixtum ST’ [crown angle changed to 21.00], excellent cut by Tan Pen.
More information from ‘Classification’
Currently the name is used for any pink garnet of the pyrope-almandine series.