Definition of Almandite

1. Noun. A deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate.

Exact synonyms: Almandine
Generic synonyms: Garnet



Definition of Almandite

1. Noun. (minerology) almandine ¹

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Definition of Almandite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Almandite

almae matres
almagest
almagests
almagra
almah
almahs
almain
almain-rivet
almains
almanac
almanack
almanacks
almanacs
almandine
almandines
almandite (current term)
almandites
almarudite
almas
alme
almeh
almehs
almemar
almemars
almendron
almeries
almery
almes
almesse
almesses

Literary usage of Almandite

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1. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"almandite is the most frequent variety, and the one that has been mined for garnet paper and other abrasive purposes, including a so-called '" emery," for ..."

2. Mineralogy Simplified: Easy Methods of Identifying Minerals, Including Ores by Henry Erni, Amos Peaslee Brown (1908)
"... is bronzy colored and generally in long stalky crystals. Both are ores of tungsten and are used for making tungstic oxide and ferrotungsten. almandite ..."

3. Rocks and Rock Minerals: A Manual of the Elements of Petrology Without the by Louis Valentine Pirsson (1908)
"Common garnet is chiefly almandite with more or less of the others present, especially the andradite ... III, almandite, Fort Wrangell, Alaska, XyO = MnO. ..."

4. Rocks and Rock Minerals: A Manual of the Elements of Petrology Without the by Louis Valentine Pirsson (1913)
"Common garnet is chiefly almandite with more or less of the others present, especially the andradite. ... Ill, almandite, Fort Wrangell, Alaska, XyO = MnO. ..."

5. Petrographic Methods: The Authorized English Translation of Part I by Ernst Weinschenk, Robert Watson Clark (1912)
"almandite is quite resistive to weathering and is, therefore, often found in ... almandite has the greatest tendency to crystallization of all rock-forming ..."

6. Tables for the Determination of Minerals by Physical Properties by Albin Weisbach, Persifor Frazer (1897)
"A. almandite, Spessartite in the older slates and in granite. ... A. almandite, Beryl, Topaz. In older slates. In and on granite. G. ± 2.6. ..."

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