almandite
noun Etymology: alteration of almandine Date: circa 1868 a deep red garnet consisting of an iron aluminum silicate

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  • almandite — /al meuhn duyt /, n. almandine. [1830 40; ALMAND(INE) + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • almandite — noun almandine …   Wiktionary

  • almandite — n. red colored mineral, almandine …   English contemporary dictionary

  • almandite — al·man·dite …   English syllables

  • almandite — al•man•dite [[t]ˈæl mənˌdaɪt[/t]] n. mir almandine • Etymology: 1830–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • almandite — noun a deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate • Syn: ↑almandine • Hypernyms: ↑garnet …   Useful english dictionary

  • almandine — noun Etymology: Middle English alemaundine, from Anglo French alamandine, alteration of Old French alabandine, from Medieval Latin alabandina, from Alabanda, ancient city in Asia Minor Date: 15th century almandite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Garnet — For other uses, see Garnet (disambiguation). Garnet General Category Nesosilicate Chemical …   Wikipedia

  • Almandine — Infobox mineral name = Almandine category = boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = formula = molweight = color = reddish orange to red, slightly purplish red to reddish purple and usually dark in tone habit = system = twinning = cleavage …   Wikipedia

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