from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A green to brown or black calcium-iron garnet, Ca3Fe2(SiO4)3.
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- n. A nesosilicate mineral of the garnet group with chemical formula Ca3Fe2Si3O12.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety of common garnet containing calcium and iron. See garnet.
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- n. a garnet consisting of calcium iron silicate and having any color ranging from yellow and green to brown and black; used as gemstone
These are all silicates, the almandite garnets being silicates of iron and aluminum; the pyrope garnets are silicates of magnesium and aluminum; the hessonite garnets, silicates of calcium and aluminum, and the andradite garnets, silicates of calcium and iron.
- Garnet is the name of a large family of gemstones that includes pyrope, grossular, andradite, spessartine, and almandine.
REE-enriched minerals identified in petrographic studies include strontium-REE-apatite, britholite, allanite, and REE mineral inclusions in andradite garnet.
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The andradite garnets furnish the brilliant, nearly emerald green demantoids (so often called
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