What is another word for zircons?

Pronunciation: [zˈɜːkənz] (IPA)

Zircon is a mineral that is commonly used for ornamental purposes. It is also used as a gemstone and is frequently confused with diamond. There are a number of synonyms for the word 'zircons'. Some of the most popular synonyms include jacinth, hyacinth, and brilliant. The word jacinth, which is derived from the Greek word 'hyakinthos', refers to a reddish-brown variety of zircon that was once believed to give off a pleasant fragrance. The word hyacinth, on the other hand, refers to a blue variety of zircon that is often used as a gemstone. Brilliant is another synonym for zircon that is used to describe the high level of shine and radiance that this mineral is known for.

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Usage examples for Zircons

"A silver chalice of severe pattern encrusted round the stem with blue zircons," Brother Anthony was chanting in his melodious voice, his eyes bright with the reflection of celestial splendours.
"The Altar Steps"
Compton MacKenzie
Now we sometimes see zircons in felspars and in quartz, etc.
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays"
J. (John) Joly
I may say that it is not probable the zircons are richer in radium than I have assumed.
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays"
J. (John) Joly

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