montebrasite

[ mon-tee-brah-zahyt ]
/ ˌmɒn tiˈbrɑ zaɪt /

noun

a mineral, lithium aluminum hydroxyl phosphate, LiAlPO4(OH), isomorphous with amblygonite, used as an ore of lithium.

Nearby words

  1. monte cassino,
  2. monte corno,
  3. monte cristo,
  4. monte leone,
  5. montebello,
  6. montefeltro,
  7. montefiascone,
  8. montego bay,
  9. monteith,
  10. montelukast

Origin of montebrasite

1870–75; after Montebras, locale in central France (Creuse); see -ite1

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