chalcedony

Flake vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

flake | chalcedony |

Flake is a see also of chalcedony.


As nouns the difference between flake and chalcedony

is that flake is a loose filmy mass or a thin chiplike layer of anything; a film; flock; lamina; layer; scale; as, a flake of snow, paint, or fish or flake can be (uk) dogfish or flake can be (uk|dialect) a paling; a hurdle while chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

As a verb flake

is to break or chip off in a flake.

Fracture vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

fracture | chalcedony |

Fracture is a see also of chalcedony.


As nouns the difference between fracture and chalcedony

is that fracture is the act of breaking, or something that has broken, especially that in bone or cartilage while chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

As a verb fracture

is to break, or cause something to break.

Break vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

break | chalcedony |

Break is a see also of chalcedony.


As nouns the difference between break and chalcedony

is that break is an instance of breaking something into two pieces while chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

As a verb break

is (intransitive) to separate into two or more pieces, to fracture or crack, by a process that cannot easily be reversed for reassembly.

Conchoidal vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

conchoidal | chalcedony |

Conchoidal is a see also of chalcedony.


As an adjective conchoidal

is (mathematics) of or pertaining to a conchoid; that may be defined as a conchoid.

As a noun chalcedony is

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

Moganite vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

moganite | chalcedony |

Moganite is a see also of chalcedony.


As nouns the difference between moganite and chalcedony

is that moganite is (mineralogy) a crystalline form of silica that has a different crystal structure than that of quartz while chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

Flint vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

flint | chalcedony |

Flint is a see also of chalcedony.


As nouns the difference between flint and chalcedony

is that flint is a hard, fine-grained quartz that fractures conchoidally and generates sparks when struck while chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

As a verb flint

is to furnish or decorate an object with flint.

Agate vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

agate | chalcedony |

Agate is a see also of chalcedony.


As nouns the difference between agate and chalcedony

is that agate is (countable|uncountable|mineral) a semi-pellucid, uncrystallized variety of quartz, presenting various tints in the same specimen, with colors delicately arranged in stripes or bands, or blended in clouds while chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

As an adverb agate

is (obsolete) on the way; agoing.

Conchoidally vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

conchoidally | chalcedony |


As an adverb conchoidally

is in a conchoidal manner.

As a noun chalcedony is

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

Translucence vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

translucence | chalcedony |


As nouns the difference between translucence and chalcedony

is that translucence is the state of being translucent while chalcedony is a form of fine-grained quartz that is nearly transparent or has a milky translucence; it fractures conchoidally.

Transparent vs Chalcedony - What's the difference?

transparent | chalcedony |


As an adjective transparent

is (of a material or object) see-through, clear; having the property that light passes through it almost undisturbed, such that one can see through it clearly.

As a noun chalcedony is

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

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