CHALCEDONY, or CALCEDONY (sometimes called by old writers cassidoine) , a variety of native
See also:silica, often used as an ornamental
See also:stone . The
See also:present application of the
See also:term is comparatively
See also:modern . The " chalcedonius " of Pliny was quite a different
See also:mineral, being a
See also:green stone from the copper-mines of Chalcedon, in
See also:Asia Minor, whence the name . There has been some confusion between chalcedony andthe
See also:ancient "carcedonia," a stone which seems to have been a carbuncle from Africa, brought by way of
See also:Carthage (KapXi6wv) .
COUNCIL OF CHALCEDON
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