Garnet (Spessartite)

Nigerian Spessartite Garnet

Mineralogically, Spessartites are manganese – Aluminium Garnets and they are the end members of the Pyrope – Almandine – Spessartite series. Nigerian Spessertite garnet nodules are in beautiful color shades of classic orange, flame orange, orangish red and tangerine colors. They are highly durable with a hardness of 7.0 to 7.5. The density is 4.12 to 4.18. They have very high Refractive index from 1.79 to 1.82, and thus one of the brightest gems. We always professionally select fine and clean pieces with the right sizes and shapes that will give maximum yield for ring size gems.

Orange Spessartite Rough Faceted Flame Orange Spessartite