cinnamon stone


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cinnamon stone

n.
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cinnamon stone

n
(Minerals) another name for hessonite
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es•so•nite

(ˈɛs əˌnaɪt)

n.
a variety of grossularite garnet.
[1810–20; < French < Greek hḗssōn less, inferior + French -ite -ite1]
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Noun1.cinnamon stone - a garnet ranging in color from yellow to browncinnamon stone - a garnet ranging in color from yellow to brown
garnet - any of a group of hard glassy minerals (silicates of various metals) used as gemstones and as an abrasive
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Hessonite is a distinctly orangey-brown shade - it's sometimes called "cinnamon stone" - and contains characteristic swirls of inclusions that look like treacle.