Alamandine refers to a type of violet-tinged variety of garnet that ranges in color from deep red to reddish-brown. Almandine is the most common kind of Garnet. Star Garnets are Alma ndines that exhibit an asterism. Almandine has a hardness of 7.5 and a specific gravity of 3.85-4.20. Alamandine is named after a from a town in Asia Minor.
Alamandine is used in jewellery.
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