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ID: 300379298
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300379298

 

Record Type: concept
kahurangi (stone) (pounamu, mineral, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Kahurangi is the rarest variety of Maori pounamu stone. Usually a variety of nephrite, it is highly translucent and often comes in vivid shades of green.
 
Terms:
kahurangi (stone) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by composition>
............ <materials by composition> (G)
Hierarchy of inorganic material
................ inorganic material (G)
Hierarchy of mineral
.................... mineral (G)
Hierarchy of pounamu
........................ pounamu (G)
Hierarchy of kahurangi (stone)
............................ kahurangi (stone) (G)

Sources and Contributors:
kahurangi (stone)............  [VP Preferred]
................................  Chapman, Working of Greenstone (1892)
................................  Craighead Tennant et al., Studies of New Zealand pounamu using Mössbauer spectroscopy (2005)
................................  Manutchehr-Danai, Dictionary of Gems and Gemology (2000)
................................  Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 15 August 2012
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
............  Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 15 August 2012
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Manutchehr-Danai, Dictionary of Gems and Gemology (2000)
.......... Te Papa online (2000-) accessed 15 August 2012

 

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