[ mon-tee-brah-zahyt ]
/ ˌmɒn tiˈbrɑ zaɪt /
a mineral, lithium aluminum hydroxyl phosphate, LiAlPO4(OH), isomorphous with amblygonite, used as an ore of lithium.
Origin of montebrasite
1870–75; after Montebras, locale in central France (Creuse); see -ite1
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