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1 Fossil shells of oysters and bivalve mollusks, combined, probably, with Fahlunite or Hydrous Iolite.
2 This is the most delicate variety of Asbestus, a kind of Hornblende. it presents the lustre of satin. As to Asbestus, see B. xix. c. 4, where Pliny has evidently taken it to be a vegetable production.
3 See B. xxxv. c. 52.
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