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1 "Gem of the Sun." According to some, this is the Girasol opal; but Ajasson has no doubt. from the description given of it by Photius, from Damascius, that it is identical with the "Asteria" of Chapter 47. See also the "Astrion" of Chapter 48.
2 Supposed to be jet.
3 "Lizard stone."
4 "Flesh stone"
5 "Moon stone." Our Selenite probably, crystallized sulphate of lime: the thin laminæ of which reflect the disk of the: un or moon.
6 "Stone like iron" See "Oritis" in Chapter 65; also B. xxxvi. c. 25, and Chapter 15 of this Book, for minerals of this name.
7 "Variegated iron."
8 So called from its teeth meeting evenly, like the jaw-teeth, and not shaped like those of a saw, so formed that the teeth of one jaw lock with those of the other. See B. xi. c. 5. The Linnæan genus Sparus is of this kind.
9 See B. v. cc. 4, 5, and B. vi. c. 37.
10 "Fistulous stone."
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