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Natural Spessartite

Spessartite is a rare form of garnet with an unusually high index of refraction. It has always been a rare stone. Recent discoveries in Mozambique and Nigeria led to an increase in production over the last two years. Although the output was significant, the percentage of fine material in larger sizes was very small. Current spessartite prices are near their historical lows but they are definitely rising. Some gem quality pieces are still available in Bangkok but production in Africa has declined.


  • There are 127 Spessartite gemstones available at Multicolour.com
  • Spessartite(s) are organized in the following categories: CalibratedPairSingle,  gemstones.
  • Our most expensive Spessartite is USD 2098.80 and largest Spessartite weight is CTS 32.85.
  • Our cheapest Spessartite is USD 1.44 and smallest Spessartite weight is CTS 0.05.

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Our Spessartite(s) are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. 127 Spessartite(s), too many to look through? You may select any combination of search options. Colors grade into each other and you can search for more than one color at once. For a better selection, try selecting two or three colors, -- your first choice plus the two closest colors.

Shape Length (mm) Width (mm)
Category Weight (cts) Price (USD)
Color range
orangy red
yellowish orange
red-orange or orange-red
orangy yellow
reddish orange
yellow
orange





Spessartite Profile

Color information: Orange, yellow, brown
Refractive Index: 1.79-1.81
Chemical Composition: Mn3Al2(SiO4)3
Hardness: 7.25
Density: 4.14-4.20
Crystal Group: Cubic
Ocurrence: Germany, Ceylon, Burma, Nigeria, Maevatanana-Madagascar, Isoanala-Madagascar, East Africa.
Sign of the Zodiac: N/A
Month of the year: N/A
Spessartite Spessartite

There will be more spessartite but how deep will it be?, Will there be water to mine it? Will there be people to mine it? Will there be roads nearby? Any fuel for mining? Diseases? Surely they will find it but who knows when, where or, how much.

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Spessartite Single
Spessartite Single Oval Eye clean
Size: 13.70 X 11.70 MM
Weight: 11.310 CTS
Shape: Oval
Clarity: Eye clean
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Spessartite Calibrated
Spessartite Calibrated Round Eye clean
Size: 2.10 X 2.10 MM
Weight: 0.080 CTS
Shape: Round
Clarity: Eye clean
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