hyalite


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hy·a·lite

 (hī′ə-līt′)
n.
A clear colorless opal.

[Greek hualos, glass + -ite.]

hyalite

(ˈhaɪəˌlaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a clear and colourless variety of opal in globular form

hy•a•lite

(ˈhaɪ əˌlaɪt)

n.
a colorless variety of opal, sometimes transparent like glass, and sometimes whitish and translucent.
[1785–95; < Greek hýal(os) glass + -ite1]
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From the publisher: In the wake of Fourth of July fireworks in Montana's Madison Valley, Deputy Sheriff Harold Little Feather and Hyalite County Sheriff Martha Ettinger investigate a horrific scene at the Palisades cliffs, where a herd of bison [a/k/a buffalo] have fallen to their deaths.
In the wake of Fourth of July fireworks in Montana's Madison Valley, Hyalite County sheriff Martha Ettinger and Deputy Sheriff Harold Little Feather investigate a horrific scene at the Palisades cliffs, where a herd of bison have fallen to their deaths.
Dr Emmanuel Fritsch (Institut des Materiaux Jean Rouxel and University of Nantes, France) and co-authors described green-luminescing hyalite opal from Zacatecas, Mexico (see article on pp.
James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini will talk about their white knuckle climbs while audiences will also get to see some of the world's best adventure film shorts, including the European premiere of Always Above Us which features one of the most difficult ice climbs in the US, made possible when Hyalite Canyon in Montana froze over for the first time in five years.
Topaz, Fluorite, Pseuclobrookite, Hematite and Hyalite Opal are all present as mineral species in lithophysal rhyolite of Topaz Mountain.
In that regard, moving to the Rockies had been like coming home." In this appearance, his assistance is sought by Martha Ettinger, Sheriff of Hyalite County, Montana in two cases she is working on: A wrangler at an area dude ranch is found dead in the backcountry, impaled on an elk antler, and foul play is suspected, and, that same night, a 25-year-old woman on a trail ride from the same ranch has disappeared.
When Lewandowski's group set up its microbial fuel cell in Hyalite Creek near Bozeman, Mont., the scientists adopted a fuel cell design that differs from the basic approach.
The transaction price amounted to USD7m plus undisclosed royalties on the hyalonic-acid product Hyalite and future products developed using the companies' proprietary technology.
Opal (hyalite) is white, grey, greyish blue or brown in colour, covering inner vesicle walls and older mineral assemblages.
Hyalite Country sheriff Martha Ettinger has been hunting for the girl since she went missing the previous November.