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Lotus Garnet was recently discovered in the Mahenge region of North Tanzania in the late 2015.  Unearthed in alluvial mines, the amount of rough is still unknown and each small production has a variation in color with every pocket produced. 

 

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The unique pinkish orange to orangey pink color of lotus garnet makes lotus garnet an exceptional substitute of padparascha sapphire, morganite and imperial topaz. It is a member of three garnet families, pyrope, spessartine and almandine and is usually found in conjunction with rhodolite garnet and spinel.

Lotus garnet is best viewed in sunlight and it gives the appearance of color change because of slight red fluorescence. This exciting new find is available as loose gemstones or finished jewelry. 

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