Friday, December 17, 2010

GeoJeopardy! Fridays

It is that time again for GeoJeopardy! Fridays, because I am so busy I almost forgot it was Friday.

- Gems and Minerals -

Old masters could grind up hematite or cinnabar to make shades of this primary color


The ancients called jade lapis nephriticus, as they thought it a stone that could cure this organ's ailments


You can find caledonite in this country that lent its ancient name to the mineral


A beryl named for a New York financier isn't johnite or pierpontite, but this


Antimony is the usual base of this dark eye shadow used by Middle Eastern women



  1. I believe the answer to the last one, while generally pronounced the same as what you give, is spelled differently.

  2. Thanks for the catch. Do you know the spelling? That was how it was on the Jeopardy database.

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  4. No prob, thanks for the update. I deleted your comment so now you won't see the answer.


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