Definition for AM'MO-CHRYSE

AM'MO-CHRYSE, n. [am'mokris; Gr. αμμος, sand, χρυσος, gold.]

A yellow soft stone, found in Germany, consisting of glossy yellow particles. When rubbed or ground, it is used to strew over writing, like black sand with us. Qu. yellow mica. – Plin. 37. 11. Encyc.

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