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Rhodolite Garnet Rough Chips - 100 gram bag
Rhodolite Garnet Rough Chips - 100 gram bag
Rhodolite Garnet Rough Chips - 100 gram bag

Rhodolite Garnet Rough Chips - 100 gram bag

Regular price
$14.99
Sale price
$14.99

Locality: Tanzania

  1. Color: Rhodolite garnet typically exhibits a range of pink to reddish-purple hues. Its color is often described as raspberry-red or wine-red, with a hint of purple. This vibrant coloration distinguishes it from other types of garnets.

  2. Hardness: On the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, rhodolite garnet scores between 7 and 7.5. This places it among the harder gemstones, making it suitable for everyday wear in jewelry.

  3. Clarity: Rhodolite garnet is generally transparent to translucent, meaning that it allows light to pass through to varying degrees. While some specimens may have inclusions (internal flaws), high-quality stones are relatively clean and exhibit good clarity.

  4. Luster: Rhodolite garnet has a vitreous luster, meaning it has a glassy shine when polished. This luster enhances the gemstone's beauty and adds to its overall appeal.

  5. Density: The density of rhodolite garnet varies depending on its specific chemical composition and crystal structure. On average, it has a density ranging from 3.65 to 4.25 g/cm³.

  6. Metaphysical Properties: Rhodolite garnet is thought to stimulate feelings of love, compassion, and emotional healing. It can encourage openness and trust in relationships. It is believed to enhance one's energy levels and promote vitality, helping to overcome fatigue and lethargy.

Photos have not been edited or altered, just taken in different daylight conditions to show the variation in color. Pieces are held in hand to help with scale and does not necessarily represent 1/2 pound. Specific pieces photographed may no longer be available.