Garnet: The Most Ancient Talisman

The name “hollandine” was chosen for its introduction as a spectacular new gemstone. This was changed to Mandarin garnet when it was found that “hollandine” denotes a tiny-recognized metal. Inside significantly less than 5 years time, the deposit was depleted, and the area closed. The planned recovery of material from metamorphic bedrock in the rugged terrain surrounding the very first uncover will be much more tricky. Crystals recovered from the…Read More