garnet

Family of minerals including six varieties of similar red gemstone, namely: pyrope (rhodolite), almandine, grossular, andradite (demantoid), spessartite, and uvarovite. The most common garnets used for jewellery are the very dark red pyrope or Bohemian stones, which are usually rose-cut (see jewel cutting) or, on bead necklaces, naturally faceted, …...

Garnet

Garnets t are a group of silicate minerals that have been used since the Bronze Age as gemstones and abrasives.{#tag:ref|The word garnet comes from 14th‑century Middle English word gernet meaning `dark red,` from the Latin granatus, from granum (`grain, seed`) + suffix atus, possibly a reference to mela granatum or even pomum granatum (`pom...
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Garnet

• (n.) A tackle for hoisting cargo in our out. • (n.) A mineral having many varieties differing in color and in their constituents, but with the same crystallization (isometric), and conforming to the same general chemical formula. The commonest color is red, the luster is vitreous, and the hardness greater than that of quartz. The dodeca...
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garnet

<chemical> A mineral having many varieties differing in colour and in their constituents, but with the same crystallization (isometric), and conforming to the same general chemical formula. The commonest colour is red, the luster is vitreous, and the hardness greater than that of quartz. The dodecahedron and trapezohedron are the common forms...
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Garnet

[Jewelpet] Garnet is also one of the three official mascots of Jewelpet, alongside Ruby and Sapphie. ==Character== In all official media, Garnet is described as a pink Persian Cat, usually with fluffy cheeks and a fluffy tail with a white chest fluff on her chest. She has pink garnets for eyes and her birthday is on January 8. Garnet is des...
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Garnet

[name] Garnet is a name of Middle English origin, derived from the dark red gemstone, which was in turn named for the pomegranate that the garnet crystals resemble. The surname Garnett comes from an Old English occupational surname referring to a seller of hinges. It is both a surname and a given name. The name came into occasional use alon...
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Garnet

Gar'net noun [ Middle English gernet , grenat , Old French grenet , grenat , French grenat , Late Latin granatus , from Latin granatum pomegranate, granatus having many grains or seeds, from granum grain, seed. So called from its resembl...
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Garnet

A brown-red silicate mineral.
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Garnet

A cubic mineral of the general form of: A32+B23+Si3O12 A can be magnesium, iron, manganese or calcium, B is iron or aluminium (occasionally chromium). Commonly found in metamorphic and occasionally igneous rocks.
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garnet

A group of semiprecious stones that range in colour from red to green and yellow. Garnets have a hardness of 6-8 on the Mohs Scale
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Garnet

A group stones that share a similar chemical structure, the garnet family includes pyrope, almandine, and demantoid, among others. Almandine garnet are red varieties, with pyrope being the common Bohemian garnet found in much Victorian and turn of the century jewelry. Demantoid garnet is a much rarer bright green variety, first mined in the mid-nin...
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Garnet

A T-Hinge. Also known as a Cross Garnet.
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garnet

any member of a group of common silicate minerals that have similar crystal structures and chemical compositions. They may be colourless, black, and ... [5 related articles]
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garnet

Family of minerals including six varieties of similar red gemstone, namely: pyrope (rhodolite), almandine, grossular, andradite (demantoid), spessartite, and uvarovite. The most common garnets used for jewellery are the very dark red pyrope or Bohemian stones, which are usually rose-cut or on bead necklaces, naturally faceted, and almandine garnets...
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Garnet

Garnet is a widely distributed group with several minerals. They are found in both metamorphic and igneous rocks. The chief use of red transparent garnets are as an inexpensive gem stone, however, much is used as an abrasive material. They have the formulae A3B2(SiO4)3 and a relative hardness of 8. The commonest colour of garnet is red and the lust...
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garnet

garnet, name applied to a group of isomorphic minerals crystallizing in the cubic system. They are used chiefly as gems and as abrasives (as in garnet paper). The garnets are double silicates; one of the metallic elements is calcium, magnesium, ferrous iron, or manganese and the other aluminum, ferr...
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garnet

Group of silicate minerals with the formula X3Y3(SiO4)3, where X is calcium, magnesium, iron, or manganese, and Y is usually aluminium or sometimes iron or chromium. Garnets are used...
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Garnet

Is a hard red transparent gemstone and because of its properties is not only used for creating beautiful ornaments but also as an abrasive material. Although red or brown is the most common color, this gemstone can also be found in tones of yellow, pink, orange, purple or black. The blue garnet is the most rare and precious.
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garnet

[n] - any of a group of hard glassy minerals (silicates of various metals) used as gemstones and as an abrasive
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