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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Onyx

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A variety of agate or chalcedony, in which occur even layers of white and black or white and brown, sharply defined in good specimens; they come from India, and are highly valued for cameo-cutting.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Onyx'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/o/onyx.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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