Definition of Asteriated. Meaning of Asteriated. Synonyms of Asteriated

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Definition of Asteriated

Asteriated
Asteriated As*te"ri*a`ted, a. [See Asterias.] Radiated, with diverging rays; as, asteriated sapphire.

Meaning of Asteriated from wikipedia

- polished as cabochons, making the scratches less evident. In the case of asteriated stones such as star sapphires and chatoyant stones such as cat's eye chrysoberyl...
- in gems are responsible for an optical phenomenon known as asterism. Asteriated gems are known as "star" gems. Star sapphires, star rubies, and other...
- pink to red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet; may be color zoned, asteriated mainly grey and brown Crystal habit Steep bipyramidal, tabular, prismatic...
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