Mandarin Garnet

Mandarin Garnet or Spessartine is a gorgeous precious stone that has manganese as an essential part of its composition that makes this stone to be of orange color. The beauty of the stone can be best seen under incandescent light when it shines in its deepest beauty. The stone is usually eye-clean with the only exception being Mandarin Spessartines from Namibia that have some amount of colorless fibers of triodite which make the stone to have deeper shade and also making it more shining. The cut of Spessartines is similar to other gemstones, usually cut in ovals, trillions, emerald cuts and cushions. The stone is found in a number of places, biggest sources of this gemstone are Nigeria and Namibia.