- an azure-blue mineral, hydrous magnesium iron aluminum phosphate, (FeMg)Al2P2O8(OH)2.
Origin of lazulite
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The apartment was sumptuously furnished in two colors—amber and lazulite.Mizora: A Prophecy
Mary E. Bradley
This mineral is known as lazulite and in composition is a silicate of soda and alumina with a small quantity of sodium sulphide.
Moreover, lazulite is softer and contains magnesia and lime, which the turquoise does not.The A B C of Mining
Charles A. Bramble
At any rate, we were off early, the weather was perfect, and the sky was an inverted tureen of lazulite blue.The Prairie Child
The blue colour of lazulite had been always ascribed to iron, till MM.
- a blue mineral, consisting of hydrated magnesium iron phosphate, occurring in metamorphic rocks. Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al 2 (PO 4) 2 (OH) 2
C19: from Medieval Latin lāzulum azure, lapis lazuli