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n. - A deep red garnet used as a gemstone.

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  • These had a composition between almandite and pyrope, that is, they had both magnesium and iron with aluminum and silica.
  • These were inlaid with cut spessartine and pyrope.
  • The Bohemian garnets are of the pyrope or fire-red type.
  • Similarly the pyrope garnet of the diamond mines of South Africa is incorrectly called "Cape ruby." for more
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