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2013-06-30 23:17:33

SuperiorMagnetics.com for Pain Free Living announced a new magnetic necklace with Garnet and Jade gemstones released for pain relief of inflammatory conditions including arthritis and headaches.

2012-05-01 23:01:18

The Gemstone for the month of January, Garnet Rings and Garnet Engagement Rings, have always been popular.


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2005-05-26 10:58:09

The Garnet group of minerals show crystals with a habit of dodecahedrons and trapezohedrons. They are nesosilicates with the same general formula, A3B2(SiO4)3. The chemical elements in garnet include calcium, magnesium, aluminium, iron2+, iron3+, chromium, manganese, and titanium. Garnets show no cleavage and a dodecahedral parting. Fracture is conchoidal to uneven; some varieties are very tough and are valuable for abrasive purposes. Hardness is 6.5 - 7.5, specific gravity is 3.1 - 4.3,...

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.