chalcedony

Chalcedony - What does it mean?

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Chalcedony vs Chalcedonic - What's the difference?

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As a noun chalcedony

is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

As an adjective chalcedonic is

of or pertaining to chalcedony.

Chalcedony vs Opalized - What's the difference?

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As a noun chalcedony

is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

As a verb opalized is

(opalize).

As an adjective opalized is

converted into a form of opal or chalcedony.

Chalcedony vs Opalize - What's the difference?

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As a noun chalcedony

is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

As a verb opalize is

to convert into a form of opal or chalcedony, especially to convert wood into such a fossilized form.

Opal vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

opal | chalcedony |


As nouns the difference between opal and chalcedony

is that opal is (mineralogy) a mineral consisting, like quartz, of silica, but inferior to quartz in hardness and specific gravity, of the chemical formula si]]o2· n[[water|h2o while chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

Chalcedony vs Sardonyx - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between chalcedony and sardonyx

is that chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally while sardonyx is a gemstone having bands of red sard; a variety of onyx or chalcedony.

Chalcedony vs Quartzine - What's the difference?

chalcedony | quartzine |


As nouns the difference between chalcedony and quartzine

is that chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally while quartzine is (mineralogy) a fibrous form of silica similar to chalcedony.

Chalcedony vs Enhydros - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between chalcedony and enhydros

is that chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally while enhydros is a geode of chalcedony containing trapped water.

Knapp vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

knapp | chalcedony |

Knapp is a see also of chalcedony.


As an adjective knapp

is tight.

As a noun chalcedony is

a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

Shatter vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

shatter | chalcedony |

Shatter is a see also of chalcedony.


As nouns the difference between shatter and chalcedony

is that shatter is (archaic) a fragment of anything shattered while chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

As a verb shatter

is to violently break something into pieces.

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