almandite

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n almandite a deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n almandite Same as almandin.
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Usage

In literature:

The so-called almandine garnets of the jeweler are frequently of the almandite class and tend to purplish red.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
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