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Definition of the noun almandite
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noun - plural: almandites
- a deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate
Alternative definition of the noun almandite
- [mineralogy] almandine
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Petrographic Methods (1912)
The Authorized English Translation of Part I, Anleitung Zum Gebrauch Des Polarisationsmikroskops (3d Rev. Ed.) and Part II, Die Gesteinsbildenden Mineralien (2d Rev. Ed.) by Ernst Weinschenk
Almandite is the most widespread member of the garnet group. The larger crystals are macroscopically transparent and wine red, and are termed precious garnet, while the more frequent red to Flo. 229. — Segments in Garnet. yellowish- red ...
by Robert M. Shipley
Almandite is the mineralogical name.
With Tables for the Determination of Minerals by Samuel Escue Tillman
The more important and common forms are the following : Almandite, or Almandine. — Various shades of light red to brown. Those with clear color and considerable transparency are the precious garnets. Almandite is an iron- alumina garnet.
including the rare ores, for the prospector, miner, and as a ready reference for everybody interested in the mineral industry by Alexander McLeod
Almandite is an iron-aluminum-garnet, varying in color from deep red to purplish- red, brownish-red. When transparent and of fine red color, it is prized as a gem. Tests. — Fuses to a magnetic mass. The coarse material is crushed for abrasive ...
by Albert Huntington Chester
ALMANDITE 8 AMARANTITE ALMANDITE. See almandine (garnet). ALSHEDITE . C. W..
A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner
Common varieties are: Almandite, iron- aluminum garnet (abrasive and gem, precious garnet). Andradite, lime-iron garnet.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature
Precious garnet, almandite or almandine (so termed, it is said, from being cut at Alabanda in Carin, whence the appellation alabandicus employed by Pliny), essonito or cinnamon-stone, grossularite, grossularia, or gooseberry stone, and ...
Almandite, which is the common garnet, varies in color from deep red to black. The transparent scarlet and crimson varieties, when cut, are called carbuncles; these were highly prized by the ancients. According to the Talmud, the only light that ...
Dictionary of Hard Words (1910)
by Robert Morris Pierce
precious garnet, almandite [also, sometimes, spelt ...
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