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HESSONITE                   NATURAL COLOR              Hardness 7.25 - 7.5
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Hessonite chemical composition is Ca3Fe3Al2(SiO4)3 it is a Grossular Garnet.
Crystaline system: cubic.
This garnet known for a very long time, and which enjoyed a great popularity at the 19th century, under the reign of the Victoria queen is a irony-grossularite, it is thus rich in iron and present a structure in mosaic.  Its granulous appearance is due to endogenetic and structural characteristics.
4.55 cts. Oval hessonite garnet single
  x Pieces: 1 Hessonite x x Type: 100% Natural
 
  Color: Orange-cinnamon   Shape: Oval faceted
                 
  Weight: 4.55 Carats   Size: 11.9 x 9.8 mm.
 
  Clarity: SI1   Luster: Excellent
 
  Treatment: None (N)   Origin: Madagascar
We use a  microscopic photography system.   Refr. Index: 1.74   Hardness 7.5
The actual gemstone is smaller than the images shown. Depth: 5.5 mm.
 
                                                      Inclusions seen in photos will be less visible to the naked eye.
Stone Price:  USD 340.00

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- Scale determining the purity of a stone.  -
FL NFL SI1 SI2 MI1
Flaw less Near flaw less Slightly included 1 Slightly included 2 Medium included 1
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MI2 MI3 VI1 VI2 HI
Medium included 2 Medium included 3 Very included 1 Very included 2 Highly included
 
 
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