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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A natural mixture of opal and agate. The agate contains a part of opal silica, that is, chalcedony silica and opal silica, the latter having five, or more, per cent. of combined water. Opal-agate occasionally replaces wood in fossilization.

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