Definition of Essonites

1. Noun. (plural of essonite) ¹



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Definition of Essonites

1. essonite [n] - See also: essonite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Essonites

essiac tea
essikert
essive
essive-formal
essive-modal
essive case
essive cases
essives
essoin
essoined
essoiner
essoiners
essoining
essoins
essonite
essonites (current term)
essorant
essoyne
essoynes
establish
establishable
established
established cell line
established church
establisher
establishers
establishes
establisheth
establishing
establishing shot

Literary usage of Essonites

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1. American Gems and Precious Stones by George Frederick Kunz (1883)
"Beautiful transparent essonites one-fourth inch in diameter have been found at the ... Very tine essonites, red and fine yellow, were formerly found at ..."

2. Gems and Precious Stones of North America: A Popular Description of Their by George Frederick Kunz (1890)
"Very fine essonites, red and yellow, were formerly found at ... into gems from 1 carat to 100 carats in weight, almost rivaling the essonites from Ceylon. ..."

3. Blue Book by Tiffany and Company (1893)
"essonites. Or Hyacinths, from Ceylon. Garnets. Rich red, almost ruby red, from Arizona, New Mexico, and South Africa. Purple and almandine, from India and ..."

4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1908)
"Some of the essonites have a red, hyacinth, or yellow color, a hardness of 7, and a specific gravity of 3.68. ..."

5. The Use of the Blowpipe in Chemical Analysis, and in the Examination of Minerals by Jöns Jakob Berzelius, John George Children (1822)
"... to heat the zircons and hyacinths to redness, and then to select the colourless grains, for those which retain their colour are spinels, essonites, ..."

6. Antique Gems and Rings by Charles William King (1872)
"... up to the present time, all that I liave had the opportunity of seeing are mere essonites. I only know a single one that belongs to the Zircon, ..."

7. A Hand-book of Precious Stones by Meyer Daniel Rothschild (1889)
"essonites come principally from Ceylon, but are also found in other places. Pyrope or Bohemian garnet is the magnesia-alumina variety, and is of a uniform ..."

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