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fossil turquoise

noun

bone turquoise

noun
1.
fossil bone or ivory that has been colored naturally or artificially so as to resemble turquoise.
Also called fossil turquoise, odontolite.
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bone turquoise

noun
1.
fossilized bone or tooth stained blue with iron phosphate and used as a gemstone Also called odontolite
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