Natural Pink Garnet
Dimension: 8.4mm x 6.4mm x 4.9mm
Colour: Reddish Pink
Clarity : SI
Birthstone : January
Treatment : Unheated/Natural
Ceylon Natural Garnet
Garnets are a group of silicate mineral. All species of garnets possess similar physical properties and crystal forms but differ in chemical composition Such as Pyrope Mg3Al2Si3O12, Almandine Fe3Al2Si3O12, Spessartine Mn3Al2Si3O12, Andradite Ca3Fe2Si3O12, Grossular Ca3Al2Si3O12, Uvarovite Ca3Cr2Si3O12 .
Most Garnets have a variable magnetic attraction. This characteristic also uses to identify garnet. Pyrope – almandine – spessartine and uvarovite – grossular – andradite is two solid solution series of garnets.
This nesosilicates mineral Specific gravity is 3.1–4.3 with 6.5–7.5 hardness according to the Mohs hardness scale. Garnets don’t have Pleochroism, It’s a single Reflective Stone in gemstone families. Garnet has many kinds of color such as Red, Purple, Green, Yellow, Orange, pink, Colour Change, Blue, Brown, Black, Colourless. Blue Garnet is very rare.
Garnet is the traditional birthstone of those born in January.