Rhodolite — specimen 0653, photo © NMNHS
Rhodolite — specimen 0653
Weight: 0.35 ct; size: 4.86 | 4.28 | 2.61 mm; shape: hexagon; colour: medium strongly purplish red; slightly brownish; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.
Very clean specimen; design ‘Hexamixtum S 41-32’, excellent cut by Tan Pen.
More information from ‘Classification’
Currently the name is used for any pink garnet of the pyrope-almandine series.