Ag`al*mat"o*lite (#), n. [Gr. , , image, statue + -lite: cf. F. agalmatolithe.] Min.

A soft, compact stone, of a grayish, greenish, or yellowish color, carved into images by the Chinese, and hence called figure stone, and pagodite. It is probably a variety of pinite.

 

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