Aventurescence meaning

ə-vĕn'chə-rĕs'əns
An optical effect characteristic of some translucent minerals, such as aventurine, caused by the presence of tiny, aligned inclusions of other minerals and manifesting itself as brightly colored reflections.
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Origin of aventurescence

  • aventur(ine) –escence
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition