almandite

noun
al·​man·​dite | \ ˈal-mən-ˌdīt How to pronounce almandite (audio) \

Definition of almandite

: a deep red garnet consisting of an iron aluminum silicate

First Known Use of almandite

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for almandite

alteration of almandine

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“Almandite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/almandite. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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