Sentence Examples


  • The stones, averaging ten to a carat, are found in the river gravel or in alluvial deposits.
  • One (English) carat =3.17 grains = gram.
  • (See Carat.) ages it was known as the " pietra della reconciliazione," as the peacemaker between husband and wife.
  • African mines the diamonds are not only crystals of various weights from fractions of a carat to 150 carats, but also occur as microscopic crystals disseminated through the blue ground.
  • In spite of this, however, the average yield in the profitable mines is only from 0.2 carat to o 6 carat per load of 1600 lb, or on an average about IIgrs.

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