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Malaya Garnet

Gemstone trade name for a reddish-orange form of Spessartine Garnet (or a more accurately a mixture intermediary between Spessartine and Pyrope) that originates in the Umba River Valley in Tanzania and Kenya. This term is sometimes also used as a synonym for Spessartine. Although this is a relatively new term, it has become accepted in the gem trade.

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