Overview of Garnet

- Nov 27, 2018-

Garnet is a mineral, garnet crystal and pomegranate seed shape, color is very similar, hence the name "garnet." Good color, transparent garnet stone can become a gem, Garnet's English name is garnet, from the Latin "granatum" evolved, meaning "like a seed." The common garnet is red, but the variety of colors is very broad enough to cover the color of the entire spectrum. The common garnet is recognized as six because of its chemical composition, namely, Red Garnet (pyrope), iron and aluminum pomegranate pomegranate (almandine), Manganese aluminum garnet (spessartite), Calcium iron garnet (andradite), Calcium aluminum garnet (grossular) and calcium chromium garnet (uvarovite).