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    • A translucent to clear milky or grayish quartz…
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chalcedony definition

  • noun:
    • A translucent to clear milky or grayish quartz with unique microscopic crystals organized in thin fibers in parallel groups.
    • A form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly clear or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.
    • A cryptocrystalline, translucent number of quartz, having usually a whitish shade, and a luster almost like wax.
    • A cryptocrystalline variety of quartz, resembling in shade milk diluted with liquid, and more or less clouded or opaque with veins, sectors, or spots.
    • a milky or greyish clear to clear quartz
    • A translucent to transparent milky or grayish quartz with distinctive microscopic crystals organized in slim materials in parallel rings.
    • a type of fine-grained quartz which almost clear or features a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.
    • A cryptocrystalline, translucent variety of quartz, having often a whitish color, and a luster nearly like wax.
    • A cryptocrystalline selection of quartz, resembling in color milk diluted with water, plus or less clouded or opaque with veins, circles, or places.
    • a milky or greyish clear to clear quartz
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