Definition for A-PLOME'

A-PLOME', n. [Gr. ἁπλοος, simple.]

A mineral closely allied to garnet. It is considered by Jameson, as crystalized common garnet. It is a rare mineral, found in dodecahedrons, with rhombic faces, supposed to be derived from the cube, by one of the most simple laws of decrement, that of a single range of particles, parallel to all the edges of a cube. Haüy. Cleaveland.

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