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Definition 1: a milky or greyish translucent to transparent quartz - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for calcedony in the sense of this definition

(calcedony is a kind of ...) a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities

(calcedony is a kind of ...) a gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion

(... is a kind of calcedony ) an impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony; used as a gemstone and for making mortars and pestles

(... is a kind of calcedony ) green chalcedony with red spots that resemble blood

(... is a kind of calcedony ) a translucent red or orange variety of chalcedony

(... is a kind of calcedony ) a green variety of chalcedony valued as a gemstone

(... is a kind of calcedony ) a chalcedony with alternating black and white bands; used in making cameos

(... is a kind of calcedony ) a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone

(... is a kind of calcedony ) a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony

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