Hessonite, Horseranch Range, BC


GARNET - Lonestarr Claim, Passmore, British Columbia

These dark red garnets come from the Lonestarr Claim, near Passmore, BC.  Here, rough garnets are found in gravel deposits, not from a river bed, but from a site high up the valley wall.  Most pieces of garnet from the Lonestarr Claim are small, hence gems cut from this rough are quite small.  Gemstones weighing over 1/2 are extrememly large and rare from this site.

Garnet is a traditional gemstone with a hardness of 7 to 7.5 on Mohs' hardness scale.  Garnet is safe for use with most jewellery designs.

Weight........... 0.35 carat Catalogue #..B4992
Dimensions... 4.2 mm Cut Style....... Round brilliant
Colour............ dark red Clarity............ eye clean to very slightly included
GEC................ N  (natural)   (Glossary of Terms)
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Weight........... 0.23 carat Catalogue #..B5017
Dimensions... 3.6 mm Cut Style....... Round brilliant
Colour............ very dark red Clarity............ eye clean
GEC................ N  (natural)   (Glossary of Terms)
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Weight........... 0.19 carat Catalogue #..B5015
Dimensions... 3.6 mm Cut Style....... Round brilliant
Colour............ very dark red Clarity............ lightly included
GEC................ N  (natural)   (Glossary of Terms)
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