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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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See my garnet ring; mother scrubbed it in soap and water.
She could compare it to nothing she had ever seen, and the garnet lights which it emitted were unspeakably rare.
After Little John and Will Scarlet and Allan a Dale had left the highway near garnet, they traveled toward the eastward, without stopping, as long as their legs could carry them, until they came to Chelmsford, in Essex.
It is important to note that the shape of the MCD spectra observed at 150 K and at lower temperatures is characteristic of bismuth-substituted iron garnets. The location of the first MCD peak near 440 nm also points to the fact that the lattice parameter within the nanocrystallites of the films studied was near 12.383 A.
(1980) Silicate garnets. Reviews in Mineralogy (Mineralogical Society of America), 5, 25-66.
Queen Victoria The finely detailed brooch is embellished with green and red enamel, set with cabochon garnets that suspend an elongated drop of a similar design.
Vohra, "High-pressure and high-temperature studies on oxide garnets," Physical Review B, vol.
Table I: Properties of the faceted purple garnets from East Africa.
by Fareshta Faizi on 11 August, 2014 - 08:46 KABUL (Pajhwok): Huge reserves of garnets, a group of silicate minerals, are found in various parts of Afghanistan, but the gemstones have long been unlawfully extracted in central Kabul and northeastern Badakhshan provinces.
Van Cleef & Arpels is certainly in touch with nature, manifested in its imaginative high-jewelry iterations of birds of paradise, koi fish, and cherry blossoms--but this version of the natural world is an ethereal fantasy land where fairies, with their diamond dresses and stained-glass wings, dance on lily pads encrusted with garnets to flowers made from mother of pearl.
Navneet Gems & Minerals' second biggest launch in their annual gem fairs will be the finer colored Rhodolite garnets, also known as the Umbalite garnets in the market.