|Hardness||6.5 - 7.5|
|Metaphysical||Known for encouraging feelings of joy, willpower and hope. Drives away tiredness and stimulates the imagination.|
Gemstones range in almost every color.
Types of Garnet:
- Greens: Tsavorite and Demantoid
- Yellows: Andradite and Mali
- Oranges: Spessartine, Malaya, and Hessonite
- Reds: Rhodolite, Pyrope, Almandine, and Pyrope-almandine
While Russia was an early source for Garnets, and California was an early source for spessartine, they can now be found in abundance in many parts of Africa, Afghanistan, India, Myanmar, Brazil, and Sri Lanka.