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Definition of the noun almandite

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noun - plural: almandites

  1. a deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of almandite: almandine
    • more generic word: garnet = any of a group of hard glassy minerals (silicates of various metals) used as gemstones and as an abrasive

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  1. [mineralogy] almandine

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Google previewPetrographic 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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Robert M. Shipley

Almandite is the mineralogical name.

Google previewA Text-book of Important Minerals and Rocks (1900)

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.

Google previewPractical instructions in the search for, and the determination of, the useful minerals (1917)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Names of Minerals Including Their History and Etymology (1896)

by Albert Huntington Chester


Google previewThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary (1920)

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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1915)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

precious garnet, almandite [also, sometimes, spelt ...

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