an eco-friendly siliceous stone sprinkled with purple jasper as if with bloodstream therefore title called additionally heliotrope
- green chalcedony with red places that resemble bloodstream
- A green siliceous rock spread with red jasper, as if with bloodstream; therefore title; -- labeled as also heliotrope.
- Hematite, an ore of iron yielding a blood purple powder or "streak."
(letter.) An eco-friendly siliceous stone spread with red jasper, just as if with bloodstream; for this reason the name; -- labeled as also heliotrope.
- (letter.) Hematite, an ore of metal producing a blood purple dust or "streak."
A good deal of bloodstone comes from India, where it occurs in the Deccan traps, and is cut and polished at Cambay.