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Author Topic: garnet id  (Read 1758 times)

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Offline blucorundum

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garnet id
« on: June 14, 2013, 06:47:24 PM »
the id of garnets is best done through a small chip sent to Mcgill university microprobe lab in quebec. garnets from the slocan valley are pyralspites. pyrope, almandine spessartine cross. all xls have faces not facets. facets are done by man on a faceting machine. they are not heatreatable.