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Grossular-hibschite series — specimen 0635, photo © NMNHS
Grossular-hibschite series — specimen 0635, photo © NMNHS

Grossular-hibschite seriesspecimen 0635


Southern Africa
South Africa
Grossular-hibschite series — specimen 0635, locality map

Weight: 2.14 ct; size: 9.38 | 7.94 | 5.43 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium light red; very slightly brownish; clarity: translucent; cut: excellent; treatment: none.

Clean specimen; design ‘Ovalimixtum ST’, excellent cut by Tan Pen.

Other specimens
Grossular-hibschite series — specimen 0089

More information from ‘Classification’

A series between grossular and hibschite. Sometimes called hydrogrossular. Light red (pink) colouration in some specimens is due to the presence of manganese.