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Pyrope-almandine series — specimen 0141, photo © NMNHS
Pyrope-almandine series — specimen 0141, photo © NMNHS

Pyrope-almandine seriesspecimen 0141


East Africa
Tanzania, Arusha, Namanga
Pyrope-almandine series — specimen 0141, locality map

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.

Other specimens
Pyrope-almandine series — specimen 0125Pyrope-almandine series — specimen 0005Pyrope-almandine series — specimen 0621

More information from ‘Classification’

Intermediate in composition between pyrope and almandine; includes the so-called rhodolite.