the exceptional green gemstone from east africa...
what emerald wishes it could be!
|colors available:||medium green
deep forest green
|family/species:||garnet, green grossularite|
|properties:||RI=1.735 (+0.015,-0.035) SR
note: emerald is much lower at 1.58
SG=3.61 (-0.27, +0.12)
note: this is twice that of emerald (0.014)
suitable for use in jewelry
much rarer than emerald, tsavorite is rare above 1.5ct
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|cuts:||calibrated up to 6mm
all standard cuts and free sizes
|rough:||generally available in clean material to cut sizes 3mm and under; bigger pieces occasionally available - please Contact Us for current stock|
|mining:||found in southeastern kenya and tanzania|