grandite

grandite

[′gran‚dīt]
(mineralogy)
A garnet that is intermediate in chemical composition between grossular and androdite.
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Quebec, Canada, October 05, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Grandite announced that on October 1, 2011, it released SILVERRUN Professional & Enterprise Series 2.8.7, an important update of its data and business process modeling suite.
Grandite's service portfolio for SILVERRUN includes maintenance & support, training classes, consulting and individual development on demand.
In Munich, Laurent Gautron of 3G Environnement (3genvt@wanadoo.fr) had perfect, sharp, lustrous, loose dodecahedral crystals of "grandite" (as some have nicknamed the compositionally zoned mixture of grossular and andradite) reaching 5 cm in diameter, including some complexly mottled yellow-brown crystals, and including also a few of the odd "window" specimens that appear rarely on the market.