Agalmatolite

A compact variety of pyrophyllite.
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Agalmatolite

Ag`al·mat'o·lite noun [ Greek ..., ..., image, statue + -lite : confer French agalmatolithe .] (Min.) A soft, compact stone, of a grayish, greenish, or yellowish color, carved into images by the Chinese, and hence called figure stone , and pagodite . It is probably ...
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agalmatolite

<chemical> A soft, compact stone, of a grayish, greenish, or yellowish colour, carved into images by the Chinese, and hence called figure stone, and pagodite. It is probably a variety of pinite. ... Origin: Gr, image, statue: cf. F. Agalmatolithe. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Agalmatolite

• (n.) A soft, compact stone, of a grayish, greenish, or yellowish color, carved into images by the Chinese, and hence called figure stone, and pagodite. It is probably a variety of pinite.
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Agalmatolite

Agalmatolite is a soft species of mineral of a greyish, greenish, or yellowish colour, also called pagodite and figure-stone, used by the Chinese for carving, especially into grotesque figures.
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