Agates sentence example

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  • Many of the hollow agates of Brazil and Uruguay contain a crop of amethyst-crystals in the interior.
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  • Popular stones used for tumble polishing are agates and quartzes.
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  • 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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  • The diamonds of this district are noted for their purity and lustre, and are generally associated with other crystals - garnets, agates, quartz and chalcedonies.
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  • The type of gemstone will vary from precious stones such as diamonds, emeralds and rubies, through to semi-precious stones such as agates and quartz.
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  • Garnets are plentiful in the Lindi district, and agates, topaz, moonstone and other precious stones are found in the colony.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • When cut and polished agates are among the most beautiful of semi-precious stones.
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  • Agates may also be found in the tertiary basalt lavas of some areas on the west coast.
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  • The whole palette of colors is represented from the palest of pastel pink found in rose quartz through to the deep hues of onyx and agates.
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