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- n. A neosilicate of manganese and aluminium having the garnet structure, with the chemical formula Mn32+Al2(SiO4)3.
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"spessartine," or "spessartite," from the district in which it is chiefly found, though its distribution is a fairly wide one.
These were inlaid with cut spessartine and pyrope.
The prostitutes wore gold instead of gilt, rubies instead of spessartine, but they were just as naked, and they sold the same wares.
- Garnet is the name of a large family of gemstones that includes pyrope, grossular, andradite, spessartine, and almandine.