Definition of almandine in English:
- Associated with the quartz are crystals of almandine, kyanite, biotite, and magnesite.
- There are instances of quartz on almandine, quartz intergrown with almandine, quartz as an inclusion in almandine, and almandine as an inclusion in quartz.
- She described star garnets (almandines) from Emerald Creek, Idaho, as opaque.
Late Middle English: from obsolete French, alteration of alabandine, from medieval Latin alabandina (gemma), 'jewel from Alabanda', an ancient city in Asia Minor where these stones were cut.
- US English dictionary
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