Stone Type : Almandite Garnet Star
17879 Almandite Garnet Star
Md Dk Reddish Brown
18.28 cts oval cabochon
translucent, from Madagascar. A fine garnet cabochon with a strong 4 ray star. People in Idaho claim that star garnets are only found there. Here is an example of a star garnet from another location that in additional to India, Sri Lanka, and East Africa also produce garnets that when cut display a star.