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a brown or yellow-green olivine found in igneous and metamorphic rocks and used as a gemstone

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Is it reasonable--is it just--to expect her to ask herself, in cold blood, What (morally and intellectually) is all this worth?
If the latter interpretation were the true one, he had just read the narrative of the contemplated murder of his brother, planned in cold blood by a woman who was at that moment inhabiting the same house with him.
Then either in cold blood or in the course of a struggle--Douglas may have gripped the hammer that was found upon the mat--he shot Douglas in this horrible way.
It will be a story about different gold plated jewels--ruby topaz, emerald, garnet, sapphire, nephrite, opal, jet, amethyst, chrysolite, onyx, and beryl--and the memories, warmth, breath, and spirit that lies within them.
Breaking slowly in the 1m1f contest, Solar Deity struggled on the deep surface as Japanese raider Chrysolite scored by six lengths from compatriot Kurino Star O.
A green gemstone, chrysolite bore specific associations with female chastity, according to early modern lapidaries and Francis Meres' Palladis Tamia, Wits Treasury (1598).
No significant pathological response was observed at any time point, only a light macrophage accumulation was noted in response to the high chrysolite fibers exposure levels.
He argues that interpreters of The Quran said that mountains of Kaf are composed of green chrysolite, and the Prophet said that the green colour of the sky is a reflection of the green colour of these mountains.
On the Chrysolite, which made voyages to Lyttelton in 1861 and 1863, there was a large Normandy fresh water distilling apparatus which could produce 500 gallons of fresh water from the sea every 24 hours.
The main minerals in the pillow-lava are olivine (varies between chrysolite to hyalosiderite), Ti-augite, plagioclase (variable from bytownite to oligoclase) and minoritary biotite, Ti-hornblende, apatite and Fe-Ti oxides (Puga et al.
There is a ban on crocidolite or blue asbestos and amosite or brown asbestos while the use of chrysolite or white asbestos is not banned and permitted in high density products as fire proofing, clothing, roofing felts or related products, asbestos cement roofing and flat sheet, friction materials, high temperature textile products etc.
Adopted in January 2000, the CCO strictly prohibits the use of amosite (brown) and crocidolite (blue) asbestos fibers and of products containing these fibers, but permits the use of chrysolite (white) asbestos fibers in high density products.
How come dwarfs bore through halls of chrysolite to honor
Ezekiel's mystical vision of God in the Old Testament, for example, is a breathless account of a space invasion, or possibly a stargate: "The wheels glittered as if made of chrysolite.