bloodstone definition

  • noun:
    • a number of deep-green chalcedony flecked with red jasper. Also known as heliotrope.
    • A green chalcedony that's been sprinkled with purple places (which resemble blood, ergo the name).
    • A green siliceous rock sprinkled with purple jasper, just as if with bloodstream; ergo the name; -- called also heliotrope.
    • Hematite, an ore of iron yielding a blood red powder or “streak.”
    • multiple hematite, having a finely fibrous structure and a reniform surface.
    • many different quartz having a greenish base, with small dots of red jasper, looking like drops of blood, spread through it. This type of bloodstone can be called heliotrope.
    • green chalcedony with purple places that resemble bloodstream
    • a number of deep-green chalcedony flecked with purple jasper. Also known as heliotrope.
    • A green chalcedony that is sprinkled with purple places (which resemble bloodstream, hence the name).
    • an eco-friendly siliceous rock spread with red jasper, just as if with bloodstream; ergo title; -- labeled as also heliotrope.
    • Hematite, an ore of iron producing a blood purple dust or “streak.”
    • A variety of hematite, having a finely fibrous framework and a reniform area.
    • many different quartz having a greenish base, with little specks of red jasper, looking like drops of blood, scattered through it. This sort of bloodstone normally known as heliotrope.
    • green chalcedony with purple places that resemble bloodstream

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