Garnet

The term garnet refers to a family of gemstones, the most well known of which is the Mozambique Garnet. Mozambique garnets come in a dark red shade, and are found in Thailand, Tanzania, and Mozambique.

Other varieties of garnet include Rhodalite (pinkish-red), Tsavorite (green), and Spessarite (orange).

Garnet is the birthstone for January.