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Goldstone   /gˈoʊldstˌoʊn/   Listen
Goldstone

noun
1.
Aventurine spangled densely with fine gold-colored particles.






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"Goldstone" Quotes from Famous Books



... the monks on the following night. This choir was burned down four years later, but afterwards rebuilt. The present cathedral consists of work extending from Lanfranc's time until that of Prior Goldstone in the fifteenth century, thus exhibiting specimens of all the schools of Gothic architecture. Canterbury Cathedral is among the largest churches in England, being five hundred and twenty-two feet ...
— England, Picturesque and Descriptive - A Reminiscence of Foreign Travel • Joel Cook

... of art. It is so delicate and finely worked, that it seems as if turned out of ivory. The graceful columns and the narrow cornices are also covered, above and below, with jasper, agate, etc. Among these, I was shown the so- called "goldstone," which has a perfect gold colour, and is said to be very costly, ...
— A Woman's Journey Round the World • Ida Pfeiffer



Words linked to "Goldstone" :   aventurine, sunstone



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