jargoon

NOUN
  1. a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon
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How To Use jargoon In A Sentence

  • One is the variety of red garnet known as almandine, and the other is the jargoon. Scientific American Supplement, No. 1082, September 26, 1896
  • One is the variety of red garnet known as almandine, and the other is the jargoon. Scientific American Supplement, No. 1082, September 26, 1896
  • Anyway, when Teal made his comment, I guess that is when she realized the tennis bracelet was ‘real’ instead of the jargoon they make everything out of (not that I don't like jargoon, even the artificial stuff they call zirconium, but diamonds just seemed nicer).
  • The almandine produces characteristic bands in the green and the jargoon in the red, green and blue portion of the spectrum. Scientific American Supplement, No. 1082, September 26, 1896
  • In the case of jargoon, they are supposed to be caused by the presence of some uranium compound in the mineral. Scientific American Supplement, No. 1082, September 26, 1896
  • In this way we are enabled to identify a jargoon or an almandine merely by looking at it. Scientific American Supplement, No. 1082, September 26, 1896
  • Opal, which is a comparatively light mineral, has a low refractive power; zircon or jargoon is a heavy mineral, and has a high refractive power. Scientific American Supplement, No. 1082, September 26, 1896
  • In India today the jargoon is sold as a stone which protects the wearer from poison and evil spirits.
  • The terms jacinth and jargoon refer to zircons in the old names of the stones.
  • The decolorized zircon (jargoon) has a dispersion well up toward that of diamond and gives fairly vivid spectra on a card, but they are double, as zircon is doubly refracting. A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public
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