4mm Almandine Garnet Cabochon


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Beautiful, small and cute with a warm and earthy red colour these cabochons are ready to be featured in rings, earrings and necklaces bringing all their magic to the table♥


Almandine is almost invariably dark in color, and it forms dark red to reddish-brown Garnet gemstones. Almandine is the hardest form of Garnet, and a pure deep red is its most valuable color.
They form under the high temperatures and/or pressures that those types of rocks must endure.
These minerals share similar crystal structure, but they have a variable chemical composition.
The color of garnet is primarily controlled by its composition.
Garnet is a well-known mineral not only because it is so widespread, but mostly because of its deep red color and beautiful crystal faces which make it a semi-precious gemstone.
Industrially garnet is mostly used as an abrasive because of its hardness and irregular fracture.
It is also used in water purification filters.

Origin: Africa
Aproximative Size : diam. 4x2mm
Type: Iron Alumina Garnet
Colour: Red with a slight brown hue
Hardness: 7 - 7.5 on the Mohs Scale

Metaphysical properties of Almandine Garnet.