Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of dolomite: so called because of its pearly luster.

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Examples

  • Here are two very characteristic examples; one is good quartz, living with good pearl-spar, and the other, wicked quartz, living with wicked pearl spar.

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