Rhodolite — specimen 0308, photo © NMNHS
Rhodolite — specimen 0308
Weight: 0.57 ct; size: 5.92 | 4.05 | 2.86 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium light reddish purple; very slightly brownish; clarity: eye clean; cut: good; treatment: none.
Very clean specimen; good mixed style cut. Source: Gary Eisenberg, Knoxville, Tennessee.
More information from ‘Classification’
Currently the name is used for any pink garnet of the pyrope-almandine series.