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*heliotrope or "blood stone" (teal green with blood red spots; when these spots are absent, the stone is referred to as ''plasma'')
 
*heliotrope or "blood stone" (teal green with blood red spots; when these spots are absent, the stone is referred to as ''plasma'')
 
*onyx (alternate bands of creamy white, beige, and pale brown or tan)
 
*onyx (alternate bands of creamy white, beige, and pale brown or tan)
*sardonyx (alternating white and ruddy brown; while sardonyx does occur naturally, most specimens on the market have been dyed in a process known as ''caramelisation''is boiled in honey or a sugar solution)
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*sardonyx (alternating white and ruddy brown; while sardonyx does occur naturally, most specimens on the market have been dyed in a process known as ''caramelisation''is boiled in honey or a sugar solution. The tan layers take on a rich brown color, while the denser white layers are unaffected)
 
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*black onyx (also known as "touchstone", with , turning the brown layers black)
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

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