chalcedony chalcedony  /ˈtʃæl sə ˌdoʊ ni/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a milky or greyish translucent to transparent quartz

Usage(s):

  1. Almost unnoticed beneath its bright blanket of jewels, the horse's opal eye flashes balefully from a smooth, stylized head of chalcedony.
  2. Besides 30 Folsom points of jasper, chert and chalcedony, there was a scattered armamentarium of scrapers, knives, drills, engraving implements, hammers.
  3. He had complete mastery over stones like chalcedony and rhodonite, and no one has excelled him in his ability to give subtle shadings to his metals or luster to his enamels.

News

  • Book Release: "Carnelian" by B. Kristin McMichael kicks off The Chalcedony Chronicles

    WORTHINGTON, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- B. Kristin McMichael, the best-selling teen fiction author of The Blue Eyes Trilogy and To Stand Beside Her, is pleased to announce the release of her latest novel, "Carnelian". Carnelian is the first book in "The Chalcedony Chronicles", a new series of time-traveling paranormal stories that bring a breath of fresh air to the young adult ...
    on January 11, 2014     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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