lazulite

[laz-uh-lahyt, lazh-uh-]

Origin of lazulite

1800–10; < Medieval Latin lāzul(um) azure, lapis lazuli + -ite1
Related formslaz·u·lit·ic [laz-uh-lit-ik, lazh-uh-] /ˌlæz əˈlɪt ɪk, ˌlæʒ ə-/, adjective
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lazulite

noun
  1. a blue mineral, consisting of hydrated magnesium iron phosphate, occurring in metamorphic rocks. Formula: (Mg,Fe)Al 2 (PO 4) 2 (OH) 2

Word Origin for lazulite

C19: from Medieval Latin lāzulum azure, lapis lazuli
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