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How Identify Rhodolite garnet

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Could you please tell me how identify rhodolite garnet by eye?

asked Oct 17, 2014 by Pasindu Ranasinghe (120 points)

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Rhodolite describes a rose-red form of Garnet that has a lighter tone and more purplish color than typical Garnet gemstones. For more information, see http://www.minerals.net/gemstone/rhodolite_gemstone.aspx

answered Oct 20, 2014 by hershel (51,320 points)

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