Pyrope-almandine series — specimen 0141, photo © NMNHS
Pyrope-almandine series — specimen 0141
Tanzania, Arusha, Namanga
Weight: 0.87 ct; size: 5.83 | 5.82 | 3.49 mm; shape: round; colour: medium dark slightly purplish red; strong; clarity: slightly included; cut: excellent; treatment: none.
Clean specimen; excellent step style cut.
More information from ‘Classification’
Intermediate in composition between pyrope and almandine; includes the so-called rhodolite.