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What is Sardonyx?
        , only mentioned in Rev 21:20. Like the sardine, this stone is a variety of chalcedony. The sardonyx combines the qualities of the sard and onyx, whence its name. In this gem as used, a white opaque layer rests upon a transparent red stratum, as King states, or the reverse, according to Pliny. The sard and sardonyx are found in Judaea.

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Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'sardonyx' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary". - Schaff's

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