Spessartite or spessartine
Is a type of garnet family , a Manganese Aluminum Silicate with formula Mn3Al2(SiO4)3
Hardness is 7-7.5
Spessartite is also called mandarine garnet, especially the variety found in Namibia, highly prized and of a intense vivid orange color.
This gem here is orange-brownish and it cames from Nigeria, is eye clean ,but at the loupe we can see several small inclusions.
Size: 7.6x6.3x3.5 mm.
Weight: 1.44 ct.