This is a rich-colored hessonite garnet from Tanzania. It has little bubble inclusions in it, indicating that it cooled quickly, trapping them inside.
- Weight: 5.21 carats
- Dimensions (mm): 11.7 x 6.7 x 6.6
- Origin: Tanzania
- Color: 2.5YR 5/16 (vivid orange)
- Clarity: SI (bubbles)
- Cut: rectangular brilliant
Overall Quality: 6.5 (Upper Good)*
* For a description of quality factors, see the valuation article.