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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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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.
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 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 ...
by J. Richard Wilson
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 Rudiments of Mineralogy (1868)
A Concise View of the General Properties of Minerals ... by Alexander Ramsay (the younger.)
Almandine is an alumina-iron garnet (Fe : Al. Si04). It is of a crimson red inclining to violet or brown. The varieties which have a clear colour and a considerable degree of transparency are called precious or oriental garnets ; while the duller ...
by Ibpus.com, USA International Business Publications
Almandine: Almandine is an iron aluminium garnet which also contains ferrous and manganous oxide - the pyrope and spessartite molecules respectively, being the result of isomorphism. The specific gravity (density) of almandine varies ...
Precious Stones and Gems (1892)
Their History, Sources and Characteristics by Edwin William Streeter
Almandine (Carbuncle). The Almandine is a beautiful stone of a rich claret colour, and is the most esteemed of the whole family of Garnets. It is the stone which is generally employed for 286 The ...
by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Almandine is an iron alumina garnet, of deep red color, inclining to purple. Alpha particle: Alpha particles consist of two protons and two.
e-Study Guide for: Petrology: Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic by Harvey Blatt, ISBN 9780716737438 (2013)
by Cram101 Textbook 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 ...
Harper's Magazine (1871)
by Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen
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 ...
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 ...
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 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.
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Etymological and Pronouncing Literary, Scientific and Technical ... by Charles Annandale
AlMANDINE. - Almoner, almon-èr, n: [O.Fr. almosnier, L.L. eleemosynarius, from Gr. eleēmosyně =E. alms .] ...
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.
by Noah Webster
ALMANDINE Al" man*dine, n. Etym: [LL. almandina, alamandina,for L.alabandina apreciousstone, ...
by Benjamin Kendall Emerson
One mile south of Thorp's, now Pomeroy's, the first house on the river road coming from Westfield, perfect forms 2 0 2, abundant and very large black almandine garnets from a granite vein. This locality has been largely worked by Mr. Daniel ...
by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe
Almandine is deep red, often with a violet tinge. Pyrope (Bohemian garnet, ' Cape ruby ') is a fiery red. Rhodolite, a variety midway between almandine and pyrope in composition, is remarkable for its delicate rhododendron-red colour.
A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie
ALMANDINE 77 ALMUCE of churches, stated terms of courts, &c., for a certain year or years. Almanacs owed...
almandine, L.L. alamandina, alavandina, alabandina, a gem brought from Alabanda, a city in Asia Minor.] Precious or noble ...
Encyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)
by Muriel Gargaud
The reaction is Phlogopite þ almandine 1⁄4 annite þ ...
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