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ceramic ware made of a more or less translucent ceramic

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The lower half of the estuary contains also a significative amount of porcellaneous forms, with important amounts of the species Quinqueloculina seminula (Table 2).
In the countryside, with the further discoveries of the smelting of ores, of gold and silver, copper, tin and iron, only the kilns of the potters of China kept pace, culminating in the 'dragon' kilns of the potter farmers of southern China, fingers of fire on the hillsides, eventually able to produce as many as 50,000 pots in a single firing, developing high-fired stoneware, porcellaneous wares and porcelain, pots emulating and rivalling the appeal of the vessel, containers of more precious materials; jade, alabaster, bronze, silver or gold.
Porcellaneous white to pale green beryl crystals, up to several cm long and 5 cm wide, are found within a 3.5 by 1.5 km area (Garland, 2004).
For this reason, they're generally referred to these days as "porcellaneous" wares.