About Garnet – Hessonite
Hessonite is a close relative to Tsavorite. They both belong to the Grossularite Garnet family. However its warm brownish yellows and oranges contrast the cool green of Tsavorite.
Main Sources: Brazil, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and US.
Hardness 7-7.5 Toughness fair to good.
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