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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 aven·tu·rine /əˈvɛnʧəˌrin, rən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ven·tu·rine n.
 1. A kind of glass, containing gold-colored spangles. It was produced in the first place by the accidental (par aventure) dropping of some brass filings into a pot of melted glass.
 2. Min. A variety of translucent quartz, spangled throughout with scales of yellow mica.
 Aventurine feldspar, a variety of oligoclase with internal firelike reflections due to the presence of minute crystals, probably of hematite; sunstone.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a translucent quartz spangled with bits of mica or other
          minerals [syn: sunstone]