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Definition of the noun almandine
What does almandine mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: almandines
- a purple variety of the ruby spinel
- a deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate
Alternative definition of the noun almandine
- [mineral] A deep red color, inclining to purple, mineral belonging to the garnet group with chemical formula Fe3Al2(SiO4)3.
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The Mineral Kingdom (1912)
by Reinhard Brauns
Almandine is a dark-red garnet which in chemical composition is an iron-aluminiumgarnet. The colour often shows a tinge of bluish- violet, though it ...
Choosing Gemstones that Delight the Eye & Strengthen the Soul by Shakti Carola Navran
Almandine mars î, venus Û, mercury ò, neptune • Almandine is a red garnet with a slight violet tint. The form of its crystallization gives it a kind of round crystal ball appearance. If you can find one, it is a nice stone to have in your pocket to play ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
Almandine is the modern gem the carbuncle, although in Pliny's time this term was used for almost any red stone. The term carbuncle is derived from the Latin carbunculus, meaning a little spark. The name almandine is a corruption of Alabanda, a locality in the Middle East where, in ancient times, these red...
Chemically almandine is an iron-aluminum garnet corresponding to the formula Fe3Al2(SiO4)3.
by William Alexander Deer, Robert Andrew Howie, J. Zussman
Almandine Fef Ai2[Si3oi2] Chemistry Almandine is the commonest species in the garnet group. Almandine garnets generally also contain appreciable amounts of both the pyrope and spessartine molecules and may have important amounts of ...
Harper's Magazine (1871)
by Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells
The almandine is a yellow garnet, highly valued. They are found in the Tyrol. A fine garnet is a stone not to be lightly esteemed. The emerald was first in the second row on Vou XUL— No. 9U8.-1 5 the breast-plate worn by the Hebrew ...
Semi-Precious Stones - A Historical Article on Agate, Amber, Amethyst and Many Other Varieties of Gemstones (2014)
by Streeter, Edwin W
The Almandine is a beautiful stone of rich claret colour, and is the most esteemed of the whole family of Garnets. It is the stone which is generally employed for Carbuncles. The difference between a Carbuncle and a Garnet is simply that the ...
The almandine is a yellow garnet, highly valued. They are found in the Tyrol. A fine garnet is a stone not to be lightly esteemed. The emerald was first in the second row on \'ot. XLlL-No. m—l 5 the earliest times been highly esteemed.
The most common garnet, which occurs in metamorphic rocks and has a reddish brown colour, is called almandine (Fe3Al2[SiO4]3). This occurs in metamorphosed Al - rich rocks, the most usual of which are clay - rich sediments which have ...
The Earth Through Time (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Almandine is an iron alumina garnet, of deep red color, inclining to purple. Alpha particle: Alpha particles consist of two protons and two.
by CTI Reviews
Almandine is an iron alumina garnet, of deep red color, inclining to purple. Andradite is a species of the garnet group. It is a nesosilicate, with formula Ca3FeZSi3O12. Extinction Glaucophane Grossular Jadeite Metamorphic facies Andradite ...
by Nancy Honovich
stallopshell RED, sometimes wnhapinkor purple Tini Almandine is the most Common. Garnet and Pyrope.
by Hodder Michael Westropp
The almandine is an alumina iron garnet of a beautiful -violet or amethystine tint. The word " almandine" is said to be a corruption of Pliny's alabandine, a term applied to the garnet from its being cut and polished at Alabanda. The essonite, or ...
by New York Academy of Sciences, Timothy M. Kusky
Almandine is the most common garnet in regional metamorphic mica schists from the amphibolite through granulite grades. Spessartine or spessartine-almandine is commonly found in granitic pegmatites, whereas grossular garnet forms ...
Gem and Stone (2012)
Jewels of Earth, Sea, and Sky by Jenifer Altman
Almandine is the most abundant type and pyrope is the type most often associated with the word garnet, as it displays the dark and often violet-red used in the gem trade. Demantoid and tsavorite are two green varieties that are highly prized in ...
by Cornelius S. Hurlbut, W. Edwin Sharp
Almandine is the common garnet, occurring with biotite and feldspar in most schists and gneisses. Spessartine. which occurs with cblorite and actinolite, is also found in schists but usually those of lower grade. It is also the garnet commonly ...
by A. Bishop, A. Woolley, W. Hamilton, Natural History Museum (London, England)
Almandine is the common gamet of schists and gneisses; spessartine occurs in low grade metamorphic rocks, oarticularly if they contain manganese, and in some granites and pegmatites. Uvarovite is the rarest of the six gamet varieties listed ...
Industrial Minerals & Rocks (2006)
Commodities, Markets, and Uses by Jessica Elzea Kogel
India Almandine is a common constituent of both the granitic rocks of the interior highlands and of the heavy mineral beach and stream deposits found along the southern and eastern coasts. India has become a major world supplier of garnet ...
by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai
almandine absorption — altered diamond Formula: 8[Fe3Al2(SiO4)3]. Luster: vitreous to resinous. Streak: white. Colors: purplish to deep red, violet-red and black. Diaphaneity: transparent. Fracture: conchoidal to even. Brittle. Cleavage: none.
Gemstone Quick Reference by Nithya Tiwari
Almandine is known as a Stone of Tangible Truth. It helps the wearer to manifest desires in the physical world. Its energy helps alleviate panic attacks, fear and worry. The wearer is able to maintain a calm connection to the present and be ...
by Albert Huntington Chester
ALLEY STONE 7 ALMANDINE month), f. Allemont, France, its locality. A native compound of arsenic and antimony found in lustrous musses. ALLEY STONE. H. W. Brisiow. 1861, Brist., Gloss-., 8, probably f. Halle, Prussia, one of its principal ...
by Philip Kearey
Almandine, Fe32+Al2Si3O12, is the most common species in the group, though it generally contains appreci' able amounts of both magnesium and manganese partially replacing Fezl”. The distribution of magnesium and iron between ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
ALMANDINE—ALMAS. Equally celebrated is the Berlin Ephemeris, long under the superintendence of Prof. Encke. Another kind of A., very numerous in Germany, France, and Britain, belongs rather to the class of Annuals, in the interest of ...
The Encyclopedia of Crystals (2007)
by Judy Hall
Almandine Garnet Crystal system Chemistry Hardness Source Chakra Number Zodiac sign Planet Beneficial for Cubic Complex 6—7.5 Europe, USA (Arizona and New Mexico), South Africa, Australia Base, sacral, heart, crown 1 Virgo, ...
by S.E. Stiegeler
The index minerals occurring in *pelites in order of increasing grade are: chlorite, biotite, almandine garnet, staurolite, kyanite, sillimanite. A line drawn on a map representing the first appearance of a particular index mineral is termed an ...
Encyclopaedia britannica (1910)
a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm
For the Nautical Almanac and similar publications, see EFHEMERIS, ALMANDINE, or ALUANDITE, a name applied to certain kinds of precious garnet, being apparently a corruption of alabandicus, which is the name applied by Pliny to a ...
The Encyclopedia of Chemistry, Practical and Theoretical. By J. C. Booth ... assisted by C. Morfit (1853)
ALMANDINE. Min. See GAnNET. ALMANDINE RUBY. Min. See SPINEL. ALMOND. Syn. Ger. Mandel; Fr. Amande. The drupe (nut) of the Amygdalus communis, from Barbary and Syria, and cultivated in the south of Europe, of which there are ...
by Benjamin Kendall Emerson
One mile south of Thorp's, now Pomoroy's, the first house on the river road coming from Westfield, perfect forms 2 O 2, abundant and Very large black almandine garnets from a granite vein. This locality has been largely worked by Mr. Daniel ...
by Ernest Weekley
almandine. Kind of garnet. Earlier alahan- dine, L. alahandina, from Alahanda, city of Caria. A poet, word (Beddoes, Tennyson, Browning) hut app. never in general use.
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