Definition of Hessonite

1. Noun. A garnet ranging in color from yellow to brown.

Exact synonyms: Cinnamon Stone, Essonite
Generic synonyms: Garnet



Definition of Hessonite

1. Noun. An orange, cinnamon, or pinkish garnet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hessonite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hessonite

hesperidia
hesperidin
hesperidins
hesperidium
hesperids
hesperium
hesperomyinae
hesperornis
hesping
hesps
hess's law
hessian
hessians
hessite
hessites
hessonite (current term)
hessonites
hest
hesternal
hests
hesychastic
het up
het up(p)
heta
hetacillin
hetaera
hetaerae
hetaeras
hetaeric

Literary usage of Hessonite

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-loving Public by Frank Bertram Wade (1918)
"net; (2) Pyrope garnet; (3) hessonite garnet; and (4) Andradite garnet. ... The hessonite garnets are frequently brownish red and are sometimes called ..."

2. The World's Minerals by Leonard James Spencer, William David Hamman (1916)
"hessonite—ALMANDINE hessonite (Plate 29, Fig. i).—hessonite, or cinnamon- stone, is essentially a calcium-aluminium-garnet; but it always contains, ..."

3. Economic Mineralogy: A Practical Guide to the Study of Useful Minerals by Thomas Crook (1921)
"The garnets used chiefly as gemstones are almandine, hessonite, spessartite, ... The chief and almost the only source of gem hessonite is Ceylon, ..."

4. Precious Stones by Wilbert Goodchild, Robert Dykes (1908)
"The Garnets are thus grouped— Aluminium Garnet IA Aluminium-Calcium Garnet— hessonite. B. Aluminium-Magnesium Garnet •—Pyrope. c. ..."

5. Precious Stones by Wilbert Goodchild, Robert Dykes (1908)
"The Garnets are thus grouped— Aluminium Garnet IA Aluminium-Calcium Garnet— hessonite. B. Aluminium-Magnesium Garnet —Pyrope. c. ..."

6. Petrographic Methods: The Authorized English Translation of Part I by Ernst Weinschenk, Robert Watson Clark (1912)
"... formations of hessonite occur on the contact of dikes containing hessonite, with olivine or serpentine rocks. The latter have been shown to be ..."

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