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reconstructed stone[‚rē·kən′strək·təd ′stōn]
A gem material made by the fusing or sintering of small particles of the genuine stone.
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A mixture of stone chips or fragments, usually embedded in a matrix of mortar, cement, or plaster; the surface may be ground, polished, molded, or otherwise treated to simulate stone; variously called art marble, artificial marble, cast stone, marezzo, patent stone, and reconstructed stone.
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