Basically, the buildings were garnet, showing an image of triteness(sorry to use a derogatory word).
Apart from magnetite and almandine garnet, the skarn also contains these minerals: idocrase, actinolite, epidote, fluorite and andradite (another garnet mineral).
Scarlett tucked the baby more securely under her arm so that he hung face downward, crimson and screaming, and removed the garnet earrings which had been Gerald's wedding present to Ellen.
Sri Lankan gems were particularly highly prized, and 1,200 years ago rubies and garnets from here were being regularly traded to east and west, reaching the Mediterranean and possibly even Britain.
My face reddened because, until very recently, my favorite gemstone was garnet.
Halder gave an apologetic shrug. I helped Pate carve the stone for the pommel, the builder said, " and your friend Sam bought the garnets in Mole's Town. "
霍德有些歉疚地耸耸肩。" 剑尾的圆球是我和派特一起雕的，" 这位工匠说，" 红则是你朋友山姆从鼹鼠村带回来的。"
I'm holding 20 million worth of blue garnets in my hand.
" Rubies, " Lord Tywin said. " Garnets lack the fire" .
" 用红宝，" 泰温公爵道，" 缺乏火气。"