What is another word for Spessartite?

Pronunciation: [spˈɛsɑːtˌa͡ɪt] (IPA)

Spessartite is a gemstone that belongs to the Garnet family, commonly referred to as the mandarin garnet. Synonyms for the word spessartite include mandarin garnet, orange garnet, and spessartine. The name spessartite is derived from Spessart, a mountain range in Germany where this gemstone was first discovered. It has a highly sought-after vivid orange color, varying from pale orange to reddish-orange or brownish-orange. Additionally, spessartite is said to have emotional healing properties, promoting creativity and self-expression. Other variations include hessonite, which is a type of spessartite garnet with a yellow-brown hue, and rhodolite, a mix of spessartite and almandine garnets that has a grape-like purple color.

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One variety of this, which is a deep hyacinth in colour, though often of a brown-tinted red, is called "spessartine," or "Spessartite," from the district in which it is chiefly found, though its distribution is a fairly wide one.
"The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones"
John Mastin

Related words: spessartite mineral, spessartite crystal, spessartite geology, spessartite gemstone, spessartite mineral properties

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