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    Demantoid Color Grades

    Demantoid is a type of andradite mineral, which is a part of the garnet group. It’s the rarest and the most expensive type of garnets. Demantoid is famous for its unprecendented brilliancy and fire which surpasses diamond due to higher light dispersion index. The color of Demantoid garnet is green, often with yellowish or brownish tints, rarely with a blue tint. Its coloration is caused by impurities of iron and chromium, yellow tints are caused by titanium compounds. The most valuable color is a deep vivid green without any hint of yellowness

    Demantoid has a wide range of colors and to simplify the matters we group them into four color grades.

    Vivid Green

    Rarest of colors, constitutes less than 10% of monthly production

    Medium Green

    Constitutes approximately 15% of monthly production

    Yellowish Green

    Constitutes approximately 35% of monthly production

    Greenish Yellow

    Constitutes approximately 40% of monthly production

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