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The so-called almandine garnets of the jeweler are frequently of the almandite class and tend to purplish red.
Both are dark red, but while almandite tends toward a violet tone, pyrope shades toward yellow.
Pyrope, the magnesian variety of garnet, does not differ much in color from almandite.
Two varieties of garnet, almandite and pyrope, may exhibit the dark blood-red color especially ascribed to garnet.
Almandite garnet, the "almandine" of the jeweler is less abundant than pyrope, when of gem quality.