Cairngormstone
cairngorm cairngorm, Cairngormstone Cairn*gorm"stone` [Gael. carn a cairn + gorm azure.] (Min.) A smoky yellow or brown variety of rock crystal, or crystallized quartz, found especially, in the mountain of Cairngorm, in Scotland.

Syn: smoky quartz. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cairngorm — cairngorm, Cairngormstone Cairn*gorm stone [Gael. carn a cairn + gorm azure.] (Min.) A smoky yellow or brown variety of rock crystal, or crystallized quartz, found especially, in the mountain of Cairngorm, in Scotland. Syn: smoky quartz. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cairngorm — may refer to:* Cairngorm Mountain Railway * Cairngorms National Park, national park in Scotland * Cairngorms, mountain range in the Scottish Highlands * Cairn Gorm, mountain in the Scottish Highlands * Smoky quartz, aka Cairngormstone * Cairngorm …   Wikipedia

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