Grossular Garnet

Grossular Garnet is a lesser known member of the Garnet family, and its varieties include Tsavorite, Transvaal (often mistaken for Jade) and Hessonite. The most popular shade for Grossular Garnets is green, but they can be found in varying shades of green, yellow and through the oranges and reds.

Alternative Names Gooseberry Garnet
Colour Green, Yellow, Pink
Hardness 6.5 - 7
Crystal system Isometric
Streak White to Brownish White
Lustre Vitreous, Resinous
Main Locations Russia, Canada, Italy, India, Kenya, Madagascar
Chakra Heart
Zodiac Aquarius, Capricorn, Cancer
Numerology 6
Planetary Mars
Element Fire, Earth