Definition of Onyx marble

1. Noun. A hard compact kind of calcite.

Exact synonyms: Alabaster, Mexican Onyx, Oriental Alabaster
Generic synonyms: Calcite



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onyx Marble

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onychophyma
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onychorrhexis
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onychostroma
onychotillomania
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onychotrophy
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onyx
onyx marble (current term)
onyxes
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Literary usage of Onyx marble

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1. Economic Geology: With Special Reference to the United States by Heinrich Ries (1910)
"Buckley, Wis. Geol. and Nat. Hist. Surv., Bull. IV, 1898. (General.) — Wyoming: 52. Knight, Eng. and Min. Jour., LXVI : 546, 1898. REFERENCES OH onyx marble ..."

2. Economic Geology: With Special Reference to the United States by Heinrich Ries (1910)
"Geol. and Nat. Hist. Surv., Bull. IV, 1898. (General.) — Wyoming: 52. Knight, Eng. and Min. Jour., LXVI : 546, 1898. • REFERENCES ON onyx marble ..."

3. Stones for Building and Decoration by George Perkins Merrill (1903)
"(4) THE onyx marbleS, OR TRAVERTINES.f Under the name of onyx, or onyx marble, two quite distinct types of rock are included, both consisting essentially of ..."

4. Stones for Building and Decoration by George Perkins Merrill (1903)
"(4) THE onyx marbleS, OR TRAVERTINES.f Under the name of onyx, or onyx marble, two quite distinct types of rock are included, both consisting essentially of ..."

5. What Rome was Built with: A Description of the Stones Employed in Ancient by Mary Winearls Porter (1907)
"onyx marble or Travertine Alabastro Antico. (Baths of Etruscus) There stones in chequered order putt, From Phrygian rockes and Libyan cutt, Contending with ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The well-known " Gibraltar stone " is an onyx-marble, with brown bands, from caverns in the limestone of Gibraltar. ..."

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