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Two varieties of garnet, almandite and pyrope, may exhibit the dark blood-red color especially ascribed to garnet.
Almandite usually occurs in metamorphic rocks, such as gneisses or mica schists; also in granite.
Pyrope, the magnesian variety of garnet, does not differ much in color from almandite.
Both are dark red, but while almandite tends toward a violet tone, pyrope shades toward yellow.
The so-called almandine garnets of the jeweler are frequently of the almandite class and tend to purplish red.A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public|Frank Bertram Wade