from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See aventurine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A translucent form of feldspar having flakes of hematite, used as an ornamental stone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Aventurine feldspar. See under aventurine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety either of oligoclase or of orthoclase, or when green a microcline feldspar, showing red or golden-yellow colored reflections produced by included minute crystals of mica, göthite, or hematite.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a translucent quartz spangled with bits of mica or other minerals
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