aventurine


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aventurine

[ə′vench·ə‚rēn]
(mineralogy)
A glass or mineral containing sparkling gold-colored particles, usually copper or chromic oxide.
A shiny red or green translucent quartz having small, but microscopically visible, exsolved hematite or included mica particles.

aventurine

Glass (or glazes) containing colored spangles of nonglassy material.
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It is for these reasons as well as GNi's commitment and dedication to the Darkfall Online franchise, that Aventurine selected GNi as our dedicated hosting partner in North America.
We are happy to be selected by Aventurine to provide a dedicated hosting solution for Darkfall Online in North America.
The pair of small bowls shown here are both Monart, the multi-coloured one containing glittering flakes of aventurine, a technique favoured by Monart.
Aventurine when worn with Malachite assists in releasing emotional blockages while Obsidian promotes sexual attractiveness, according to Askinosie and Jandro.
Malachite, green Agate, Jade, Aventurine and Amazonite are excellent substitutes for the more expensive Emerald.
There's a healing aventurine one for the broken-hearted; a hematite heart, for the one who makes you happy; or rose quartz for love.
Aventurine SA, a developer located in Athens, Greece has selected GNi, a leader in infrastructure-as-a-service, to host their groundbreaking game, Darkfall Online, which is scheduled for release later this year.
It displays an attractive use of a marbling effect known as screziato, with glittery patches of aventurine adding to its bright and colourful appearance.
A brief test round the office gave the thumbs- up to rose quartz (love) and green aventurine (success).
These are striped with goldstone, or copper aventurine glass, usually highlighted with white.
Sometimes gold flecks of aventurine were added, or silver mica flakes, the latter coming from Christmas decorations bought in Woolworth's