Characteristics and identification of Garnets and Tanzanite
September 15, 2023
INSTRUCTOR: Dr LORE KIEFERT
The first half of this webinar will cover garnet varieties discussing the types of garnets, their synthetics, and imitations. Special emphasis will be given to the garnet variety demantoid, the only garnet that is heated occasionally, and where an origin can be given. This is followed by a short practical session.
In the second half, tanzanite will be discussed. All aspects of tanzanite are given, from mining to the detection of treatments, as well as tanzanite imitations. Also here, a short practical session will follow.