Sentence Examples

  • Many of the hollow agates of Brazil and Uruguay contain a crop of amethyst-crystals in the interior.
  • Garnets are plentiful in the Lindi district, and agates, topaz, moonstone and other precious stones are found in the colony.
  • The remaining mineral products include lead, from which a considerable quantity of silver is extracted, copper, cobalt, arsenic, the rarer metal cadmium, alum, brown coal, marble, and a few of the commoner precious stones, jaspers, agates and amethysts.
  • It is famous for the cutting and setting of agates and other precious stones, an industry which has been established here, and in the neighbouring township of Idar, since the 16th century.
  • All the spandrils of the Taj, all the angles and more important architectural details, are heightened by being inlaid with precious stones such as agates, bloodstones, jaspers and the like.

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