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sun·stone

 (sŭn′stōn′)
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sunstone

(ˈsʌnˌstəʊn)
n
(Minerals) another name for aventurine2
[C17: so called because it contains red and gold flecks which reflect the light]
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Noun1.sunstone - a translucent quartz spangled with bits of mica or other minerals
quartz - a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities
goldstone - aventurine spangled densely with fine gold-colored particles
transparent gem - a gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion
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He loved the red gold of the sunstone, and the moonstone's pearly whiteness, and the broken rainbow of the milky opal.
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California-based growth equity firm Sunstone Partners has announced the completion of the acquisitions of three cybersecurity services companies: Terra Verde Security LLC, TruShield Security Solutions and Sword & Shield Enterprise Security and formed one combined company: Avertium -- the new cyber element, the company said.
US-based growth equity firm Sunstone Partners has completed the acquisitions of Terra Verde Security LLC, TruShield Security Solutions and Sword and Shield Enterprise Security and formed one combined company: Avertium the new cyber element, the firm said.
As set out in the Offer Announcement, Sunstone LSV Fund I K/S, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB and Stiftelsen Industrifonden, which own approximately 21%, 20% and 18%, respectively, or 59% in the aggregate, of the outstanding shares and votes in Nuevolution, have previously undertaken to accept the Offer on identical terms.
Sunstone Venture Capital Fund has announced it has invested in Boom Supersonic's USD 100m Series B raise, the company said.
Prior to joining Witkoff, Broder was the Director of Acquisitions at Sunstone Hotel Investors where he was involved in more than $1.5 billion of transactions,.
Originally a side project for comics artist/writer Stjepan Sejic, Sunstone developed a cult following on the artist's DeviantArt page and moved from web to print.
Sunstone Circuits has unveiled a two-part solution for the PCB design engineer: the newest version of PCB123, V5.4, as well as the new PCB123.com.
Biopharmaceutical company Rigontec GmbH, which is developing RNA-based immunotherapeutics for the treatment of cancer and viral diseases, declared on Tuesday that it has raised EUR4.8m in a second closing of its Series A financing round from Dutch life-sciences venture capital firm Forbion Capital Partners and Sunstone Capital, a Copenhagen based venture capital investor.
He turned to Sunstone Business School set up by serial entrepreneur Rajul Garg in July 2011 which, like Bridge, concentrates on solutions to practical problems managers face.