Almandite



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Historical Examples

The so-called almandine garnets of the jeweler are frequently of the almandite class and tend to purplish red.
A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public Frank Bertram Wade

almandite usually occurs in metamorphic rocks, such as gneisses or mica schists; also in granite.
Birds and Nature Vol. 11 No. 4 [April 1902] Various

Two varieties of garnet, almandite and pyrope, may exhibit the dark blood-red color especially ascribed to garnet.
Birds and Nature Vol. 11 No. 4 [April 1902] Various

almandite garnet, the “almandine” of the jeweler is less abundant than pyrope, when of gem quality.
A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public Frank Bertram Wade

Pyrope, the magnesian variety of garnet, does not differ much in color from almandite.
Birds and Nature Vol. 11 No. 4 [April 1902] Various

Both are dark red, but while almandite tends toward a violet tone, pyrope shades toward yellow.
Birds and Nature Vol. 11 No. 4 [April 1902] Various

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