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1 Not identical, most probably, with the Carchedonian or Carthaginian stone mentioned in Chapter 25, which was probably a garnet or a ruby. Ajasson has no doubt that it is identical with jasper quartz, including the varieties called Striped or Riband jasper, and Egyptian jasper.
2 See B. v. c. 5, and B. vii. c. 2.
3 Tourmaline, probably, in combination with other mineral substances.
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