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Garnet

Scope note

A general name for a type of mineral varying in color and hardness, including trisilicates of aluminum, magnesium, calcium, iron, manganese, vanadium, chromium, and sometimes sodium and titanium. Used for coating abrasive paper and cloth, for bearing pivots in watches, for electronics, and the finer specimens as gemstone.

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Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

300011097

Broader Terms used

mineral

Narrower Terms used

gadolinium gallium garnet

Created

11yrs ago

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