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  1. Cacholong(noun)

    an opaque or milk-white chalcedony, a variety of quartz; also, a similar variety of opal

  2. Origin: [F. cacholong, said to be from Cach, the name of a river in Bucharia + cholon, a Calmuck word for stone; or fr. a Calmuck word meaning beautiful stone]

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  1. Cacholong

    Cacholong also known as Kalmuck Agate is a form of common Opal although it is often mistaken for Agate or Chalcedony. A milky white colour with a Moh hardness of about 6, it is used for carving, cameos etc. Found in Austria, Czech Republic, Mongolia and Uzbekistan; its name possibly comes from a river in Uzbekistan.

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