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bloodstone

or

heliotrope,

green chalcedonychalcedony
[from Chalcedon], form of quartz the crystals of which are so minute that its crystalline structure cannot be seen except with the aid of a microscope. Chalcedony has a waxy luster and is translucent to transparent.
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 spotted with red, used as a gem stone. It is found in India, the United States, Brazil, and Australia.

bloodstone

[′bləd ‚stōn]
(mineralogy)
A form of deep green chalcedony flecked with red jasper. Also known as heliotrope; oriental jasper.

bloodstone

March. [Am. Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 319–320]
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