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The microscopic filaments and tubes, composed of an iron oxide called hematite, appeared within a rock type called jasper.
The jasper belt in which the fossils were found is thought to have once been an undersea vent.
The Old Arrow Maker, for example, shows a Dakota woman plaiting a mat, while her father carves an arrowhead from jasper.
Delicate floral designs inlaid with semi-precious stones, such as lapis lazuli, red agate, amethyst, abalone, jasper and mother-of-pearl, decorate a variety of marbles and contrast with the more traditional geometric ceramic details.
Kane made the plastic footwear his own by embedding them with mineral stones like malachite and zebra jasper.
When paired with ocean jasper, clear quartz works to bring about cohesion in a group, says Lee, who suggests having them in the dining room while throwing a dinner party.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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