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an impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony

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She had bright hair tied up with a blue ribbon and her gay, lovely eyes were exactly like Colin's unhappy ones, agate gray and looking twice as big as they really were because of the black lashes all round them.
There were forty carbuncles, two hundred and ten sapphires, sixty-one agates, and a great quantity of beryls, onyxes, cats'-eyes, turquoises, and other stones, the very names of which I did not know at the time, though I have become more familiar with them since.
But the walls were made of screens of marble tracery--beautiful milk-white fretwork, set with agates and cornelians and jasper and lapis lazuli, and as the moon came up behind the hill it shone through the open work, casting shadows on the ground like black velvet embroidery.
Agate Street was closed between 17th and 19th Avenues for the duration.
From the Maison Collection, Agate Purple is handtufted of banana silk.
The Agate IoT Solution consists of the Agate LS1021A Gateway Kit, which combines the purpose-built LS1021A-IoT gateway hardware platform from NXP[R] Semiconductors, featuring the QorIQ[R] LS1021A communications processor.
NYSE: CNC) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire healthcare products and services provider Agate Resources, Inc.
Maricopa Mining has recently completed an extensive three year market analysis of the fire agate market and believes it has tremendous future growth potential.
Native Americans considered chalcedony -- the family of minerals that includes jasper, onyx and agate -- capable of imparting strength and courage.
Agate also filed wager reports allegedly detailing the Federer bets.
Both the Greeks and the Romans used them for hardstone carvings and later on an important centre for agate polishing and carving was established at Idar-Oberstein in Germany.
Agate Hotels grew from Saker's vision to establish a new niche in the market, based on a 'health conscious hospitality' concept which provides, encourages and advocates a healthy lifestyle, but nevertheless offers the height of luxury for its guests.
The early prospectors and collectors who discovered each of the agate beds were drawn from the ranks of accountants, physicians, legislators, attorneys, machinists, gamblers, and even the penniless; many were highly unusual characters.
Jay Imus, PA Sports Ticker director of sales, confirmed that the Daily News had signed on to utilize sports agate.
Each faux suede covered compact is bound by a thin leather strap with a slice of agate which is believed to restore energy, heal and bring health, wealth and happiness.