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Words nearby pyrope
Example sentences from the Web for pyrope
In another eclogite boulder, diamond was found partly embedded in pyrope.
Specimens of pyrope with attached or embedded diamond had previously been found in the blue ground of the De Beers mines.
Similarly the pyrope garnet of the diamond mines of South Africa is incorrectly called "Cape ruby."
The somewhat less dense, and less hard blood red garnets are properly called "pyrope garnets" (literally "fire" garnets).
Both are dark red, but while almandite tends toward a violet tone, pyrope shades toward yellow.