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 Post subject: New Find of Orange Grossular Garnet - Kenya
PostPosted: Sun Apr 11, 2010 9:55 am 
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Hi Guys,

Here is a photo of a piece of Orange Grossular from a new deposit in Southern Kenya that was identified after a Maasai friend of mine brought some stones in from the bush for me to check for him. A true orange, it is being viewed quite favourably by gemmologists, dealers and jewellers. This piece is 5.67CT and is from the first kilo that came out, we are now getting stones up to 3 grams. The deposit has a very high percentage of clean material. It finishes very bright stones, has excellent saturation and one buyer recently turned down top Loliondo Orange Spessartite in favour of this material.

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Ooo yum, nice even colour and so clear.

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sweet..thanks for the info Africa..so cool to hear about things before most other folks..thanks a bumnch..now to try and get some..hint hint :wink:

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:lol: get in line amguy

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