Orange Grossular Garnet
Bright! orange gemstones Frequently confused with Spessartite!
Orange Grossular Garnets range from a yellow-orange to orange to red-orange color. They are visually similar to their better-known cousin Spessartite.
Garnets are part of a large family of silicate minerals that have similar physical properties but vary in chemical composition.
Grossular Garnets have one of the widest color ranges of any species of Garnet, from near-colorless to yellows, oranges, greens and browns.
Garnet is the birthstone for January, celebrates the 2nd Anniversary and comes in almost all colors of the spectrum including the rare color-change material.
These gems are a nice orange option for January birthdays!
We have many more shapes and sizes available in Orange Grossular Garnet – please contact us if you don’t find what you are looking for in our online inventory.
RI = 1.735 (+0.015, -0.035)
SG = 3.61 (-0.27, +0.12)
Note: slightly higher than spessartite (0.027)
suitable for use in jewelry
100% Natural Garnet which is not normally treated in any way
see policy on Treatment Disclosure
Usually much less expensive than similar looking Spessartite Garnet
Calibrated sizes up to 6mm
standard and fancy checkerboard cuts
All free sizes
Southern Tanzania, Sri Lanka and other localities