melanite


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mel·a·nite

 (mĕl′ə-nīt′)
n.
A black variety of garnet.

mel′a·nit′ic (-nĭt′ĭk) adj.

melanite

(ˈmɛləˌnaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a black variety of andradite garnet

mel•a•nite

(ˈmɛl əˌnaɪt)

n.
a deep black variety of andradite garnet.
[1800–10; < Greek melan-, s. of mélās black + -ite1]
mel`a•nit′ic (-ˈnɪt ɪk) adj.
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8) Stories 14ct gold earrings with Melanite, pounds 625 Pandora.
It's available in Matte Black Melanite Stainless, Matte Silver Stainless and USG Model Flat Dark Earth.
Norma and Ian Thompson's three-yearold Dales mare Manorian Melanite by Waterside William ll out of Wolsey Black Diamond took the Supreme of Show Youngstock Championship to Reserve Oakville Touch Of Class after a win in the M&M large breeds one, two, three-yearold class.
Two models are offered, one in Matte Black Melanite Stainless, the other in Matte Silver Stainless.
The pistol is available in Matte Black Melanite Stainless, Matte Silver Stainless and USG Model Flat Dark Earth.
NORMA and Ian Thompson's three-year-old Dales filly, Manorian Melanite, out of Wolsey Black Diamond by Waterside William, finished up the star attraction at the Hexham Native Breed Show.
She also qualified for the NPS Area Four In-Hand Championship held at the Great Yorkshire Showground on August Bank Holiday Monday and this means that Melanite, Mischief and William have all qualified for this prestigious Championship in 2009.
Prior to this show Melanite was Supreme Champion at the Scottish and Northern Youngstock Show, Champion at the NECWPCA Show, Reserve Champion at the Avon Valley Tidy Show and Reserve Champion at the Scottish and Northern Spring Show.
Melanite will be broken to ride at the end of this year and will compete in Novice Ridden classes in 2010.
Kelloe-based Ian and Norma Thompson's home-bred two-year-old Dale's mare Manorian Melanite also made her mark at the show, taking the Supreme Youngstock and Mountain & Moorland Championships.