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a deep red garnet used as a gemstone

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TABLE 3: Elastic parameters derived from the Birch-Murnaghan EoS of [Mg.sub.3][Y.sub.2][(Si[O.sub.4]).sub.3] garnet, as compared with previous studies of pyrope garnet. Sample [K.sub.0] [K'.sub.0] Reference (GPa) Pyrope 171 (3) 1.8 (7) Sato et al.
The cushion-shaped brooch pictured here is set with pyrope garnets, which are the commonest variety of this gemstone.
Although magnetic signatures of known kimberlites are not indicative of diamond content, the potential of the Stein cluster of high interest targets is further reinforced by heavy mineral samples collected down ice which contain indicator mineral grains that are indicative of diamond inclusion chemistry showing high chrome, low calcium G10D pyrope garnets. Stein is a permitted, advanced diamond exploration project having the benefit of numerous successive exploration campaigns and over $1.5 million in previous expenditures.
Pyrope garnets are one of the best indicator minerals for the presence of kimberlites.