It contains 1300 great pearls, 400 garnets, 90 amethysts, 300 sapphires, 300 emeralds, 15 rubies, 75 balas rubies, 4 topazes, 2 cameos; the gems, except where they have been replaced, are cut en cabochon.
It may be diminished by introducing clippings of platinum foil, pieces of porcelain, glass beads or garnets into the liquid.
The " ruby " sand consists chiefly of fine garnets and magnetites, with a few rose-quartz grains.
Garnets are plentiful in the Lindi district, and agates, topaz, moonstone and other precious stones are found in the colony.
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