Bloodstone



a greenish variety of chalcedony with small bloodlike spots of red jasper scattered through it.
Historical Examples

Burroughs’ Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889 Barkham Burroughs
Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden
Bookbinding, and the Care of Books Douglas Cockerell
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure
Birds and Nature Vol. 11 No. 2 [February 1902] Various
A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public Frank Bertram Wade
Egypt (La Mort De Philae) Pierre Loti
The Little Colonel’s Chum: Mary Ware Annie Fellows Johnston
A Diary Kept by Mrs. R. C. Germon, at Lucknow, Between the Months of May and December, 1857 Maria Vincent Germon
Illumination and its Development in the Present Day Sidney Farnsworth

noun
a dark-green variety of chalcedony with red spots: used as a gemstone Also called heliotrope

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