Spessartite Garnet

Fine stone spessartite

Spessartite garnet takes its name from its Spessart on the Main deposit in Bavaria (Germany) where it was discovered in 1832.
The Spessart is a low-lying mountain range located in northwestern Bavaria and southern Hesse, Germany.
Sometimes called spessartine, this garnet is said to be manganeseiferous because it is very rich in manganese,
Gemstone spessartite garnets are typically found in Mozambique, Madagascar, Namibia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tanzania, but are also found in Brazil with exceptional and rare warm colors that are popular with garnet enthusiasts.

Spessartite orange color

Spessartite garnet is a fine stone with warm colors, ranging from orange-red to bright orange.
Its orange color tones are second to none, no other gem exhibits these shades of orange, making it a unique and highly coveted gem.
Today, orange colored spessartite is one of the most popular and sought after garnets.