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Onyx

Scope note

A variety of chalcedony silica mineral differing from agate only in the straightness of the layers; usually white and black, or white and red. MH

This term has 44 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material

Getty AAT term number

300011136

Broader Terms used

chalcedony

Narrower Terms used

niccolo
nicolo
sardonyx

Created

11yrs ago

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