Rhodolite — specimen 0636, photo © NMNHS
Rhodolite — specimen 0636
no precise locality [Africa]
Weight: 0.28 ct; size: 4.64 | 3.91 | 2.49 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium dark strongly purplish red; very slightly brownish; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.
Very clean specimen; design ‘Ovalimixtum ST’ [crown angle changed to 21.00], excellent cut by Tan Pen.
More information from ‘Classification’
Currently the name is used for any pink garnet of the pyrope-almandine series.