Andradite Garnet Classification
Yellow, Greenish Yellow, Brown, Black
Topazilite, Melanite, Demantoid
OTL RI, lack of doubling, spectra
Topazilite is the translucent to transparent variety that is yellow, yellow-green or yellow-brown in color. Melanite is the opaque black variety that is subadamantine to vitreous luster. Demantoid: green to yellowish green and brownish green variety.