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brazilianite

[ bruh-zil-yuh-nahyt ]
/ brəˈzɪl yəˌnaɪt /
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noun
a mineral, sodium aluminum phosphate, Na2Al6P4O16(OH)8, occurring in yellow-green crystals with a vitreous luster: used as a gem.
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Origin of brazilianite

1810–20; Brazilian (after the place of origin) + -ite1
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