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Categories: Mesoamerican art, Hardstone carving, Mesoamerican archaeology
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greenstone
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Greenstone is a common generic term for valuable, green-hued minerals and metamorphosed igneous rocks and stones which early cultures used in the fashioning of hardstone carvings such as jewelry, statuettes, ritual tools, and various other artifacts. Wikipedia
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Greenstone is a common generic term for valuable, green-hued minerals and metamorphosed igneous rocks and stones which early cultures used in the fashioning of hardstone carvings such as jewelry, statuettes, ritual tools, and various other artifacts. Wikipedia
A type of stone used by early cultures, particularly in Mesoamerica Wikipedia Disambiguation
Green-coloured stones (serpentine etc.) with symbolic value, notably in Mesoamerican and Māori cultures Wikidata
Any of several green-hued minerals used for making various artefacts in early Mesoamerican cultures, e.g. greenschist, chlorastrolite, serpentine, omphacite, or chrysoprase. Wiktionary
Minerals used for making early Mesoamerican artefacts. Wiktionary (translation)
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