moldavite


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moldavite

(ˈmɒldəˌvaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a green tektite found in the Czech Republic, thought to be the product of an ancient meteorite impact in Germany
[C19: named after Moldavia]
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MOLDAVITE is dark green, often glassy and a very powerful stone because it cleanses all the chakras.
Horse Painter", whose work is the classic marriage of art and science' a bespoke mouse mat with a stunning picture of a Hornet breaking the sound barrier (it looks as if it's hatching from a cloud egg) that matches my PC wallpaper' a huge Moldavite ring, a gemstone said to have fallen to earth from disintegrating stars' and a recording of Bach's violin partitas by the American Hilary Hahn, for which my son had searched high and low.
Tektites from different parts of the world have special names; for example, tektites from Southeast Asia are called Indochinites whereas tektites from Central Europe are called Moldavites.