carnelian

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a translucent red or orange variety of chalcedony

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Of the five lots desired, he was able to acquire four, but this was not enough to satisfy him, and he wrote petulantly to Hume: 'Pray tell me what became of the favourite a fly upon one of the most glowing and luminous cornelians which ever met my eyes--if within reach I must have it--I would not have missed it even at a much higher price than the others.