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Malaia garnet — specimen 0032, photo © NMNHS
Malaia garnet — specimen 0032, photo © NMNHS

Malaia garnetspecimen 0032


East Africa
Tanzania, Tanga, Umba Valley
Malaia garnet — specimen 0032, locality map

Weight: 0.92 ct; size: 6.98 | 5.03 | 3.19 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium red; very slightly brownish; clarity: eye clean; cut: good; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; good mixed style cut.

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A variety of garnet from the pyrope-spessartine series with mixed composition.