There are 6 different types of Garnet, Rhodolite, Almandine, Spessartine, Grossular, Andradite, and Uvarovite. Each have different colors & chemical forms. This is the Almandine variety which is an Iron aluminum silicate w/hardness of 7.5 & has isometric crystal system and will naturally form this dodecahedron shape. The name is derived from town of Almandine in Asia Minor.
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