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.
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.
Pink to Pinkish Orange Malaya Garnets from Bekily, Madagascar
Malaya garnets from Bekily, Madagascar, are predominantly pink to pinkish orange, with some stones orange to red.
Spessartine Garnet from Ramona, San Diego County, California
For most of the 20th century, the principal source of fine spessartine was the area around the Little Three mine near the town of Ramona in southern California.
Garnets from Madagascar with a Colour Change of Blue-Green to Purple
Gemmological, chemical, spectroscopic and microscopic properties of blue-green colour-change garnets from a new deposit near Bekily, Madagascar, are given.
Diopside Needles as Inclusions in Demantoid Garnet from Russia: A Raman Microspectrometric Study
Straight, acicular, colourless solid inclusions in demantoid garnet from the Ural Mountains of Russia were investigated by laser Raman microspectrometry.
Gem-Quality Grossular-Andradite: A New Garnet from Mali
A find of new gem garnets has been made in contact metamorphic deposits in the Republic of Mali, western Africa.
Garnets from Altay, China
Gem-quality spessartine garnet and grossular garnet have been discovered in Altay, China.
Bohemian Garnet – Today
Red garnets have been mined in the Bohemian Hills of Czechoslovakia since the 16th century.
The Elahera Gem Field in Central Sri Lanka
The Elahera gem field currently provides approximately 35% of the gemstones exported from Sri Lanka.