Jasper sentence example
Celts, of the usual late neolithic type, were generally of green jasper; hoe-blades (looking almost exactly like palaeolithic haches a main) of chert or coarse limestone; hammers of granite; mace-heads, of identical type with the early Egyptian, of diorite and limestone; nails of obsidian or smoky quartz, often beautifully made.
Lastly, from the Altai region, as well as from the Nerchinsk Mountains, precious stones, such as jasper, malachite, beryl, dark quartz, and the like, are exported.
The accounts of the palaces of the native kings must be taken with some reserve, from the tendency to use descriptive terms not actually untrue, but which convey erroneous ideas taken from European architecture; thus what are called columns of porphyry and jasper supporting marble balconies might perhaps be better described as piers carrying slabs, while the apartments and terraces must have been more remarkable for number and extent than architectural grandeur, being but low one-storied buildings.
Both the St Francois and Jasper ores yield from 70 to 75% of metal in final product, and assay even higher.
There are important quarries in Franklin (disambiguation)|Franklin county (at Swanton), the stone being a dark Chazy limestone, in which pink and red ("jasper," "lyonnaise" and "royal red") marbles of Cambrian age are found.Advertisement
Well-worn pebbles of amorphous quartz (agate, chalcedony, jasper, &c.) are found in the stratified drift along the western side of the Tertiary region of the state, and from Columbus northward.
The castle and lordship descended by heirship, male and female, through the families of De Clare, Despenser, Beauchamp and Neville to Richard III., on whose fall they escheated to the Crown, and were granted later, first to Jasper Tudor, and finally by Edward VI.
Some coarse kinds are opaque, resembling in this respect jasper, and some writers have sought to restrict the name "bloodstone" to green jasper, with red markings, thus making heliotrope a translucent and bloodstone an opaque stone, but, though convenient, such a distinction is not generally recognized.
Well-known localities are Schneeberg in Saxony and Joachimsthal in Bohemia; at the former it has been found as arborescent groups penetrating brown jasper, which material has occasionally been cut and polished for small ornaments.
Under all these three conditions the diamond is associated with fragments of the rocks of the country and the minerals derived from them, 'especially quartz, hornstone, jasper, the polymorphous oxide of titanium (rutile, anatase and brookite), oxides and hydrates of iron (magnetite, ilmenite, haematite, limonite), oxide of tin, iron pyrites, tourmaline, garnet, xenotime, monazite, kyanite, diaspore, sphene, topaz, and several phosphates, and also gold.Advertisement
Our chalcedony was probably included by the ancients among the various kinds of jasper and agate, especially the varieties termed "leucachates" and "cerachates."
Of stones that were accounted precious Sinai produced turquoise and the Egyptian deserts garnet, carnelian and jasper.
Wedgwood was particularly successful in this direction, for his " dry " bodies - some of which, like the black and cane bodies, had long been known in the district, others, such as the famous Jasper bodies,.
In the Marquette district of Michigan (Lake Superior) schistose specular ore occurs in important deposits, associated with a jasper rock, in which the ore alternates with bands of red quartzite.
Many semi-precious and precious stones are found in Utah, including garnet (long sold to tourists by the Navaho Indians), amethyst, jasper, topaz, tourmaline, opal, variscite (or " Utahlite "), malachite, diopside and Smithsonite.Advertisement
Figure 6. Stockpiling area of variegated jasper in clay pits or ' bins ' Click to enlarge.
Jasper also belongs to this group, and contains impurities which cause heavy pigmentation.
The boundary between the prairie and Ozark regions follows the Missouri river from its mouth to Glasgow, running thence south-westward, with irregular limits, but with a direct trend, to Jasper county at the south-east corner of Kansas; and the boundary between the Ozark and embayment regions runs due south-west from Cape Girardeau.
Jacob's Cavern (q.v.), near Pineville, McDonald county, disclosed on exploration skeletons of men and animals, rude implements, &c. Crystal Cave, near Joplin, Jasper county, has its entire surface lined with calcite crystals and scalenohedron formations, from I ft.
Among the Griquatown series of quartzites, limestones and shales are numerous bands of jasper and large quantities of crocidolite (a fibrous amphibole); while at Blink Klip a curious breccia, over 200 ft.Advertisement
Then for a time he was made a prisoner; but ultimately he was taken abroad by his uncle Jasper, who found refuge in Brittany.
Green jasper Green jasper amulet Green jasper plaque with two lizards incised on the back.
I have a golden retriever called Jasper, a pet rat called Hanna and lots of tropical fish.
It may be relevant that nearly three-quarters of the 88 gemstones from the Fortress Baths at Caerleon were of either red jasper or cornelian.
His body resembled yellow jasper, and his face was like lightning.Advertisement
The walls have panels of lapis lazuli, some hung with wreaths of laurel in green jasper, within similar borders.
The inlays in glass may have been intended to imitate ' richer ' materials in this case blue lapis lazuli and red jasper.
Watching our antics all the time was the mess's pet parrot Jasper who had his aviary on the lawn.
Day 6 Jasper National Park Guided by experienced rafters, ride the Athabasca.
In his Life of Sir Henry Wotton Izaac Walton, calling him Jasper Scioppius, refers to Schoppe as "a man of a restless spirit and a malicious pen."
Blocks and logs of agate, chalcedony, jasper, opal and other silicate deposits lie in hundreds over an area of 60 sq.
The coffee bean jasper selection is sure to delight jewelry makers and coffee lovers alike, due to the combination of unusual beauty and the name.
This includes Allamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Polk, Linn, Butler, Hardin, Iowa, Jasper, and Franklin, as well as several other counties in the state of Iowa.
The second stone for March is bloodstone, also known as red jasper.
Some things are genuine sapphire, and there is a lot of genuine crystal, jasper, turquoise - many semi-precious stones.
Blue gemstones such as sodalite combined with red jasper can look fantastic.
It is crafted in sterling silver and has gemstones such as tiger's eye, red jasper and malachite.
Furtado has a daughter, Nevis, who is about four years old, with her ex-boyfriend DJ Jasper Gahunia.
The two form the central focus of the Cullen family that includes Esme, Rosalie, Jasper, Alice and Emmett.
The scent of blood attracts Jasper, who attacks, and Edward knocks Bella back into a table to protect her, cutting her arm badly.
A fur boot done in white rabbit fur is the Jasper Cub by Mukluk.
For GH, couple fans may include Luke and Laura (Spencer), Liason (Jason Morgan and Elizabeth Webber), Jarly (Jason Morgan and Carly Corinthos), J&B (Jasper Jax and Brenda Barrett) etc. There are also pairing haters.
While romance remained integral to the show's storylines, whether it was Brenda being torn between her mobster lover Sonny Corinthos and her corporate raider Jasper Jax, the dark tones of the show continued.
You can find everything from amethyst to zebra jasper, but keep in mind that they can be rather heavy and will require a strong bead wire for stringing.
The score was composed by Jasper Randall, who won the award for Best Original Score at the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival in 2009.
The brilliant way in which he sustained his preliminary examination won him the friendship of the examiner, Bishop Jasper Brokman, at whose palace he first met Frederick III.
These walls, which were largely rebuilt by Jasper Tudor, earl of Pembroke, during the Wars of the Roses, were again repaired under Elizabeth during the alarm of, the Spanish invasion, as is shown by a contemporary tablet bearing the queen's cipher and the date 1588.
A member of this house, Thomas White, whilst mayor of Tenby, did signal service to the Lancastrian cause in 1471 by harbouring Jasper Tudor, earl of Pembroke, and his nephew Henry Tudor, earl of Richmond (afterwards King Henry VII.), prior to their escape to France.