An Early Byzantine Engraved Almandine from the Garibpet Deposit, Telangana State, India: Evidence for Garnet Trade Along the Ancient Maritime Silk Road
Analyses the chemical composition and inclusion characteristics of this ancient artefact.
Pyrope Garnet and Montana Sapphires Highlight Winter 2015 G&G
G&G Brief presents an overview of the content of the Winter 2015 issue of Gems & Gemology.
First Discovery of Topazolite in Mexico
Reports on the first discovery of fine topazolite garnet crystals in Mexico.
New Chromium- and Vanadium-Bearing Garnets from Tranoroa, Madagascar
Pyrope-spessartine garnets from Tranoroa, in southern Madagascar, contain appreciable Cr and somewhat lower V contents.
Bohemian Garnet – Today
Red garnets have been mined in the Bohemian Hills of Czechoslovakia since the 16th century.
A Proposed New Classification for Gem-Quality Garnets
Eight garnet species are defined and methods of identification are described.
Pyrope-Spessartine Garnets with Unusual Colour Behaviour
Unusual colour-change garnets.
Gem Andradite Garnets
Gem-quality andradites are easy to distinguish chemically from other types of gem garnets.
Two Notable Colour-Change Garnets
The gemmological properties and chemical compositions of two unusual colour-change garnets are reviewed.
Gem Garnets in The Red-To-Violet Colour Range
This article shows that the characteristic of colour appears to have little correlation with variations in bulk (not trace) composition or physical properties.