Garnet; grossular, var. Hessonite

Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Richmond Co., Quebec, Canada

Garnet; grossular, var. Hessonite
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Article codeVIII.A.0870.001

This is a classic Jeffrey Mine hessonite, a pale to dark orange cluster with appealing form, luster and very gemmy. Measures approximately 23x18x9 mm.

One of the best-known Canadian gemstones is hessonite garnet from the Jeffery Mine in Asbestos, Quebec; it has a amazing transparency and clarity.
Grossular, var. Hessonite, garnet from the Jeffrey Mine occurs in colours ranging from pale pink to orange/pink, light yellow, colourless and the colour varieties hessonite (orange to orange/brown).