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cornelian:

see carneliancarnelian
or cornelian
, variety of red chalcedony, used as a gem. It is distinguished from sard by the shade of red, carnelian being bright red and sard brownish. The red coloring is apparently caused by iron oxide.
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Pantelidis GE, Vasilakakis M, Manganaris A, Diamantidis G (2007) Antioxidant capacity, phenol, anthocyanin and ascorbic acid contents in raspberries, red currants, gooseberries and Cornelian cherries.
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