Mexican onyx


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Noun1.Mexican onyx - a hard compact kind of calciteMexican onyx - a hard compact kind of calcite  
calcite - a common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone
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The master bath has been substantially enlarged, with a glamorous tub clad in Mexican onyx.
On a trip to Mexico, I was informed that Mexican onyx puts kids to sleep.
Se hace hincapie, en particular, en las actividades de la empresa New Pedrara Mexican Onyx Company, formada en 1892, y de sus sucesoras, particularmente la Southwest Onyx and Marble Company, establecida en 1921.
ORO's centerpiece -- a large, square bar topped entirely by imported Mexican onyx, and underlit to exude a warm golden glow -- already is attracting locals and visitors alike with its relaxing aura and signature cocktail, the "Oro-tini.