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grossular

[′gräs·yə·lər]
(mineralogy)
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into limestone unit mb and metamorphosing these limes and because of reaction between magmatic-hydrothermal solutions and limestone mineralization is formed in the Moein Abad area in the border of metamorphosed limes and volcanic rocks and zone skarn that in this zone grossular, diopside, magnetite, epidote, malachite, chalcopyrite, pyrite, galena, hematite minerals are constituted.
Irifune, "P-V-T equation of state of [Ca.sub.3][Al.sub.2][Si.sub.3][O.sub.12] grossular garnet," Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, vol.
Of course, the blues (and purple-blues, and some yellows) are tanzanite zoisite, and the greens are "tsavorite" grossular and chromium-rich diopside.
Gemmological characteristics of grossular jade as jadeite imitation.
Corundum [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] 00-046-1212 Sillimanite [Al.sub.2]Si[O.sub.5] 00-038-0471 Jadeite NaAl[Si.sub.2][O.sub.6] 00-022-1338 Burnt ochre [Fe.sub.2][O.sub.3] 00-033-0664 Aluminum iron oxide AlFe[O.sub.3] 00-030-0024 Brookite Ti[O.sub.2] 00-015-0875 Calcium oxide CaO 00-037-1497 Calcium silicate [Ca.sub.2]Si[O.sub.4] 00-031-0299 Grossular [Ca.sub.3][Al.sub.2] 00-039-0368 [(Si[O.sub.4].sub.)3] Sodium aluminum oxide NaAl[O.sub.2] 00-033-1200 Table 6: Composition and properties of bricks.
The green gem-grade garnets found in Madagascar at Gogogogo, in the Toliara region (Mercier et al, 1997), and at Itrafo, south of Betafo, in the Antananarivo region (Adamo et al., in preparation), are not andradite but rather grossular with more or less significant vanadium and chromium contents (the tsavorite variety).
Based on type garnet market is classified into almandine, andradite, grossular, pyrope, spessartine, and uvarovite.
Remember the vivid rose-pink dodecahedral crystals of grossular which Benny Fenn recovered in quantity from his diggings in the Sierra de las Cruces range, Coahuila/Chihuahua, in the late 1990s?
Excalibur Mineral Corporation had several flats of grossular from a new site in the Nightingale district, Pershing County, Nevada.
After working in South Africa and Zimbabwe he began his geological explorations in Tanzania, and gained fame for his discovery of the new gem grossular variety tsavorite in 1967.
Among the best known is the vanadium-rich grossular garnet known by the varietal name of tsavorite.
Other highly attractive minerals have been found there as well, including chromium-green diopside, the green tsavorite variety of grossular, blue apatite-(CaF), gemmy grass-green tremolite and the new species magnesioaxinite-since renamed axinite-(Mg).