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almandine

[′al·mən‚dēn]
(mineralogy)
Fe3 Al2(SiO4)3 A variety of garnet, deep red to brownish red, found in igneous and metamorphic rocks in many parts of world; used as a gemstone and an abrasive. Also known as almandite.
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The silver brooch in the picture is set with an almandine garnet cut en cabochon.
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The purpose of this study is to thoroughly describe the tectonic fabric of large (1-3 cm dia.), zoned, helicitic, calcium-rich almandine garnets from the Hyde School Marginal Mylonite of the Adirondack Lowlands and to date (U-Pb) monazite inclusions in the cores and rims to verify the hypothesis that there were two episodes of garnet growth, currently based upon textural observations, chemical zoning, and geothermometry.
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These mineral species described are: Hornblende, Epidote, Piemontite, Chabazite, Prehnite, Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Clinozoisite, Dravite var Tourmaline, Chlorite, Garnet var Almandine, Sulphur (as free crystals), Calcite, Kaolinite, Hyalite Opal.
The old known producing areas are the Urals (jasper, agate amethyst, alexandrite, almandine garnet, emerald, malachite, rhodonite), the Transbaikal area (topaz, beryl, polychrome tourmaline, nephrite and lazurite) and Altai (jasper, quartzite, etc.).