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lazulite

[ laz-uh-lahyt, lazh-uh- ]
/ ˈlæz əˌlaɪt, ˈlæʒ ə- /
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noun
an azure-blue mineral, hydrous magnesium iron aluminum phosphate, (FeMg)Al2P2O8(OH)2.
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Origin of lazulite

1800–10; <Medieval Latin lāzul(um) azure, lapis lazuli + -ite1

OTHER WORDS FROM lazulite

laz·u·lit·ic [laz-uh-lit-ik, lazh-uh-], /ˌlæz əˈlɪt ɪk, ˌlæʒ ə-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lazulite

lazulite
/ (ˈlæzjʊˌlaɪt) /

noun
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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