almandine


al·man·dine

noun \ˈal-mən-ˌdēn, -ˌdīn\

Definition of ALMANDINE

:  almandite

Origin of ALMANDINE

Middle English alemaundine, from Anglo-French alamandine, alteration of Old French alabandine, from Medieval Latin alabandina, from Alabanda, ancient city in Asia Minor
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Mineralogy Terms

agate, host, inclusion, matrix, streak

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