Vivid Green Demantoids
It was a surprise to see a small lot of vivid green Demantoid Garnet appear in the end of 2013. These seem to be mined artisanally in a remote deposit by a few small groups of collectors. I am fortunate that thesewere able to be purchased in China, These deep green demantoid crystals reach 4 cm in size and seem to be the only species in their pockets. The best of them look like green disco balls.