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Aventurine quartz
 
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French aventurine. It was first produced by the accidental (par aventure) dropping of some brass filings into a pot of melted glass.

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aventurine (countable and uncountable, plural aventurines)

  1. A kind of glass containing gold-colored spangles.
  2. (mineralogy) A variety of translucent quartz, spangled throughout with scales of yellow mica.

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EtymologyEdit

From aventure +‎ -ine.

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aventurine f (plural aventurines)

  1. aventurine

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