garnet

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

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She could compare it to nothing she had ever seen, and the garnet lights which it emitted were unspeakably rare.
See my garnet ring; mother scrubbed it in soap and water.
The monster having sasiated his thirst for blood ran away, taking with him a boy of desperate caracter that he had excited to rebellyon, and a garnet ring belonging to my ma, and not having been apprehended by the constables is supposed to have been took up by some stage-coach.
com)-- Garnets are precious stones consisting of deep red vitreous silicate minerals and are used for various commercial and industrial purposes.
collected included 143 Purple to Red peridotitic garnets (G9/10
Naturally, reserves of both the garnets and rubies are found together.
The Bargain Hunter gets fired up by garnets - one of his favourite gemstones
Kelyphitic rims are thin outer alteration rinds on pyrope garnets that do not survive significant surface transportation from their kimberlitic source due to glacial action.
VANCOUVER, Canada, June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Company is pleased to report that a range of diamondiferous kimberlite indicator minerals, including G10 and G3 garnets, have been identified in four kimberlite pipes on its Nzega and Igunga Project Areas in Tanzania.
It was believed throughout the ages that garnets bring luck in love and friendship, and keep the enemies away from their owners.
The recovery of indicator minerals, including G10 garnets and ilmenite, indicates that the area warrants further investigation for diamonds, according to an OGS geologist.
The zoning pattern for Cr, in contrast to those for all other elements, displays zoning patterns parallel to inclusion trails of the garnets, indicating that the garnet overprinted a fabric defined by Cr-rich (chlorite [+ or -] muscovite [+ or -] epidote [+ or -] graphite) and Cr-poor (quartz [+ or -] plagioclase) layers (overprint zoning).
Scientists have found what appears to be three huge garnets - one perhaps 33 yards across - in central Australia, the Northern Territory mines and energy minister said Thursday.
After drilling through loose sand and a thick section of silcrete (Kalahari formation), numerous coarse kimberlitic ilmenites and pyrope garnets of up to 5 mm in size were visually identified in weathered kimberlite from 34 meters depth.
include 48 Purple to Red peridotitic garnets (G9/10 Cr-pyrope) and 46