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Rhodolite — specimen 0731, photo © NMNHS
Rhodolite — specimen 0731, photo © NMNHS

Rhodolitespecimen 0731


East Africa
Tanzania, Tanga, Umba Valley
Rhodolite — specimen 0731, locality map

Weight: 0.80 ct; size: 7.34 | 4.07 | 2.60 mm; shape: octagon; colour: medium slightly purplish red; very slightly brownish; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; design ‘Octangulum’, excellent cut by Tan Pen.

Other specimens
Rhodolite — specimen 0647Rhodolite — specimen 0660Rhodolite — specimen 0308Rhodolite — specimen 0341Rhodolite — specimen 0262Rhodolite — specimen 0001Rhodolite — specimen 0653Rhodolite — specimen 0636Rhodolite — specimen 0637

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Currently the name is used for any pink garnet of the pyrope-almandine series.