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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A precious stone of a violet blue color, verging towards a bluish or reddish white. It is seldom uniform in color, and is generally cloudy and spotted with zigzag stripes. The most beautiful specimens come from Ceylon, the East Indies, Siberia, and Saxony. It is very highly prized, Exodus 28:19; Revelation 21:20 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Amethyst'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/a/amethyst.html. 1859.