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Red stones, other than garnet?

dk168

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Tourmaline as in Rubellites.

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Rad_Fan

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Rhodochrosite, but it's kind of soft.

Bixbite, red beryl.
 

dk168

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Zircons can be red too.

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Fire opals can be very intense orange-red, however, I believe they are even softer than Tourmalines.

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Nick_G

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Rhodonite, but hardness is only 5.5-6 and it has perfect cleavage. However I have seen some crystals from Brazil with a wonderful saturated red colour, e.g. this mineral specimen on Mindat:


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