Garnets


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Garnets

A Tatar unit of volume approximately equivalent to 3.3 liters. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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The most valuable garnets are, in fact, a bright leaf green: demantoid garnets, which were first discovered in the Ural mountains in the 19th Century.
Mineral compositions derived from till samples taken in this new area are quite similar to compositions taken from the macro diamond bearing Mud Lake kimberlite in that they contain pyrope garnets with high chromium oxide (Cr203) values of up to 13.
Of this total, 34 are eclogitic garnets (G3) while the remainder are classified as G9 (lherzolitic) and megacrystic garnets as indicated in Figure 1a on the Company's website.
ALTHOUGH traditionally diamond and ruby are considered very lucky for those born under the sign of Aries the Ram, I find Garnet also works very well and is a less expensive gemstone.
The university suggested it may be a single crystal, Manzie said, but he added that what appears to be the largest garnet is the top of a small hill surrounded by bottle-green crystals.
The composition of the A15 megacryst garnets is similar to the megacrystic suite of the diamond-rich Jericho kimberlite of the Slave craton with both exhibiting a distinct reduced crystal chemistry, which is most promising for the stability and preservation of diamond.
Red peridotitic garnets (G9/10 Cr-pyrope) and 3 Orange mantle garnets in
VANCOUVER, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Company is pleased to report that a range of diamondiferous kimberlite indicator minerals, including G10 and G3 garnets, have been identified in four kimberlite pipes on its Nzega and Igunga Project Areas in Tanzania.
High interest kimberlitic chromites and G10 garnets have been recovered in both alluvial and soil samples that have been collected from the anomalies.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A once-in-a-lifetime exhibition of priceless antique and modern Bohemian garnets from Prague is on display now at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.