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ID: 300380120
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300380120

 

Record Type: concept
almandine (garnet (mineral), mineral, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: A type of red garnet composed of iron aluminum silicate. Almandine can range in color from pale violet to bright red, or from purplish to brownish black. Almandine was a popular gemstone in antiquity, particularly in ancient Rome and Egypt. Today, gemstone quality almandine is mined in Asia Minor, Sri Lanka, Australia, Alaska, Africa, Norway, Sweden, and Japan.
 
Terms:
almandine (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
almandite (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
almandine garnet (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
alabandicus (C,U,Latin,UF,U,U)  ............ as recorded by Pliny
Almandine (C,U,German-P,D,U,U)
almandino (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,U)
almandina (C,U,Portuguese-P,D,U,U)
almandyn (C,U,Polish-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of mineral
.................... mineral (G)
Hierarchy of garnet (mineral)
........................ garnet (mineral) (G)
Hierarchy of almandine
............................ almandine (G,U)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by form>
............ <materials by form> (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by chemical form>
................ <materials by chemical form> (G)
Hierarchy of compounds (materials)
.................... compounds (materials) (G)
Hierarchy of silicates
........................ silicates (G)
Hierarchy of almandine
............................ almandine (G)

Sources and Contributors:
alabandicus............  [VP]
.......................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
almandina............  [VP]
....................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
almandine............  [JPGM Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
....................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-) accessed 7 February 2013
....................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Almandine............  [VP]
....................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
almandine garnet............  [VP]
.............................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
almandino............  [VP]
....................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
almandite............  [JPGM, VP]
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
almandyn............  [VP]
.................  MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)
 
Subject: .....  [JPGM, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... MFA Conservation and Art Material Encyclopedia Online: CAMEO (2005-)

 

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