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green garnet - the grossest garnet?

grossular garnet

grossular garnet, tourmalinated quartz, & onyx

compositiona member of the garnet family, a calcium-aluminum silicate
name sourcegrossularite from the Latin botanical name of the gooseberry, R. grossularia (referring to the particular shade of green)
other accepted namesgrossularite, green garnet, Transvaal jade, African jade, South African jade, gooseberry garnet, grossular garnet
color a range of mossy greens
color sourceblack specks are from the mineral magnetite
significant sourcesCanada, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa (Transvaal), Sri Lanka, Tanzania, US
MOH scale6.5 - 7
care and treatmentWash in warm soapy water or clean in ultra sonic jewelry cleaner.