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Scope note

A general name for a type of mineral varying in color and hardness, including trisilicates of aluminum, magnesium, calcium, iron, manganese, vanadium, chromium, and sometimes sodium and titanium. Used for coating abrasive paper and cloth, for bearing pivots in watches, for electronics, and the finer specimens as gemstone.

This term has 63 records attributed within our system.

Connected records

An image of Scent bottle

Scent bottle

Accession Number: M.2 & A & B-1956

An image of Brooch

Caduceus Brooch

Accession Number: M.5 & A-1983

An image of Hair ornament

Hair ornament

Accession Number: M.77-1984

An image of Pendant

Pendant: The Descent of Psyche into Hell

Accession Number: M.4 & A-1972

An image of Brooch

The Blue Bird Brooch

Accession Number: M/P.2-1914

An image of Brooch


Accession Number: M.2-1904

An image of Brooch


Accession Number: M.48-1983

An image of Cross pendant

Cross of the Order of Christ

Accession Number: M.1-1972

An image of Brooch


Accession Number: M.13-1984

An image of Ring


Accession Number: PER.M.228-1923

An image of Snuff box

Snuff box

Accession Number: M.79 & A-1961

An image of Flask


Accession Number: EC.29-1945

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