Garnet belongs to a collection of silicate minerals used as jewels and abrasives. The most common garnets are reddish in color, while the rare ones can be yellow, green, brown, black, pink or colorless.
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Currently, Tanzania produces the world’s finest Rhodolite Garnet, which is a mixture of Pyrope and Almandite. Rhodolite Garnet displays a spectacular, smooth red with an excellent violet or raspberry colored tone.
The stone is often compositional with the same crystal dimensions. This gives it a more perfect form and property, with cube-based symmetrical crystals. A carat of Rhodolite Garnet is currently selling at $100.