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Chrysolite

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

Strongs Concordance:

 

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Chrysolite

one of the precious stones in the foundation of the heavenly Jerusalem. (Revelation 21:20) It has been already stated [BERYL] that the chrysolite of the ancients is identical with the modern oriental topaz the tarhish of the Hebrew Bible.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Chrysolite

CHRYSOLITE, noun A mineral, called by Hauy and Brongniart, peridote and by Jameson, prismatic chrysolite Its prevailing color is some shade of green. It is harder than glass, but less hard than quartz; often transparent, sometimes only translucent. It occurs sometimes in crystals, sometimes in small amorphous masses or grains, and sometimes in rolled pieces.