Garnet Chunks – BULK 031

Chunks of garnet from Zimbabwe, Africa

Description:  22 chunks of garnet ranging in length between 14 - 28 mm. When held against strong light, it has a good area of wine-red colour, like shown in three of these images taken with a strong electric light behind them. 

This is not faceting quality.

Total Weight of Specimens:  117.1 g

Chemical Composition:  Ca3Fe32+(SiO4)3   

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  6.5-7

Location:  Zimbabwe, Africa.

Specimen Code:  BULK 031