andalusite


an·da·lu·site

noun \ˌan-də-ˈlü-ˌsīt\

Definition of ANDALUSITE

:  a mineral consisting of a silicate of aluminum usually in thick orthorhombic prisms of various colors

Origin of ANDALUSITE

French andalousite, from Andalousie Andalusia, region in Spain
First Known Use: circa 1828

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