Garnets are a diverse group of minerals, most of which vary in color from brown to black-ish. Uvarovite however is a deep green, really lovely to look at. The different species are pyrope, almandine, spessartine, grossular (varieties of which are hessonite or cinnamon-stone and tsavorite), uvarovite and andradite.

Here are some remarkable pictures of other garnets:

Pyrope.

Subscribe to our newsletter and receive our new book for FREE
Join 50,000+ subscribers vaccinated against pseudoscience
Download NOW
By subscribing you agree to our Privacy Policy. Give it a try, you can unsubscribe anytime.

A highly unusual example of spessartine. photo courtesy of Scott Werschky (Miner’s Lunchbox)