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lepidolite

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noun le·pid·o·lite \li-ˈpi-də-ˌlīt\

Definition of lepidolite

  1. :  a variable form of mica used especially in glazes and enamels and as a source of lithium



Origin of lepidolite

German Lepidolith, from lepid- + -lith


First Known Use: circa 1796


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