This high quality garnet comes from the Umba river in Tanzania, Africa. Sometimes mistaken with the Umba garnet, these Umbalite garnets differ in their pink-red and purple-red color. They lack the orange hues of the Umba. Being a garnet, the Umbalite is a 6.5 to a 7.5 on the Mohs scale. This particular piece weighs 14.05 cts., measures 14x12x9mm with a pinkish-red hue and should cut a loupe clean stone. This piece has an approximately 3 mm difference in width with one side being approx. 9mm and the other tapering to approx. 6mm. These pictures are not to scale so please read each description for the actual size.