• Grossular - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grossular Grossular is a calcium-aluminium species of the garnet group of minerals.It has the chemical formula of Ca 3 Al 2 (SiO 4) 3 but the calcium may, in part, be replaced by ferrous iron and the aluminium by ferric iron. The name grossular is derived from the botanical name for the gooseberry, grossularia, in reference to the green garnet of this composition that is found in Siberia.
  • Grossular | mineral | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/grossular Grossular, a calcium aluminum garnet that sometimes resembles the gooseberry fruit. It can be colourless (when pure), white, yellow, brown, red, or green. Massive greenish grossular, though only superficially resembling jade, is sometimes marketed under the name South African, or Transvaal, jade in
  • Grossular | Definition of Grossular by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grossular Grossular definition is - a variety of garnet that is most commonly green and consists of calcium aluminum silicate.
  • Grossular garnet: The mineral Grossular information and ...

    www.minerals.net/mineral/grossular.aspx Grossular is member of the Garnet group, and is its most varicolored form, occurring in almost all colors except for blue. Grossular is often dark in color, but it also forms the lightest colored forms of Garnet, and can even be white or colorless.
  • Grossular Mineral Data

    www.webmineral.com/data/Grossular.shtml Grossular is from the Latin grossularia meaning "gooseberry." Hessonite is from the Greek hesson, meaning "slight" in reference to the smaller specific gravity. Name Pronunciation: Grossular + Pronunciation : Synonym: Grossularite : Hessonite - brownish orange : ICSD 24944 : PDF 39-368 : Tsavorite - emerald green : Grossular Image: Images:
  • Grossular: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/min-1755.html A Mg-bearing grossular. Manganese-bearing Grossular: Plazolite: A hydrous variety of grossular, like "hibschite" and "hydrogrossular". Rosolite: A rose-pink variety of grossular. Stannoan Grossular: A stanniferous variety of grossular. Transvaal Jade: Green massive grossular: Tsavorite: A green chromian, vanadian Grossular.
  • Grossular Garnet Meanings and Uses | Crystal Vaults

    www.crystalvaults.com/crystal-encyclopedia/grossular Grossular Garnet of red, scarlet and orange produces Fire energy, the energy of enthusiasm, warmth, brightness, illumination and activity. It is Yang in nature. It is the energy of heat, action, emotion and passion - of ideas, of concepts, and sex. Fire energy is traditionally associated with the south area of a home or room, and like the fiery ...
  • Grossular Garnet Value, Price, and Jewelry Information ...

    www.gemsociety.org/article/grossular-garnet Pakistan massive grossular has a refractive index N = 1.738-1.742 and a specific gravity (SG) of 3.63, with a Cr absorption spectrum. Similar material from Tanzania has N = 1.742-1.744 and an SG of 3.68. Californite. A mixture of idocrase (vesuvianite) and grossular garnet. Usually pale to medium green in color, it comes from California ...
  • Grossular - Mindat.org - Mines, Minerals and More

    www.mindat.org/gm/1755 Gemmy partial crystal of red-orange grossular garnet. This crystal is the upper half of a crystal that is incomplete because it contacted matrix. This is the largest, most translucent grossular I have seen from the classic locality. Ex. Russ Buckingham collection. Overall size of mineral specimen: 18x15x10 mm. Size of individual crystals: 18 mm.
  • Alan Guisewite's Mineral Collection Images: Grossular ...

    www.cs.cmu.edu/~adg/adg-pggimages.html Grossular. This specimen from the famous Eden Mills area in Vermont is a mixture of honey-colored grossular and pale green tremolite crystals. The largest garnet measures 3/8 inch across a face. These crystals are very complex, including parallel growths and stacking of elongated crystals.