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Scope note
A breccia marble that consists of large pebbles of black, green, pink, red, gray, purple and bronze; it is noted for its strongly pronounced colors. It is from the Greek island of Chios and so has nothing to do with Africa; its name is due to its dusky coloration.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024