A kind of garnet with a violet tint.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of almandine in:
- The US English dictionary