amblygonite

noun am·blyg·o·nite \amˈbligəˌnīt\

Definition of amblygonite

plural

-s

  1. :  a mineral (Li, Na)AlPO4(F, OH) consisting of basic lithium aluminum phosphate commonly containing sodium and fluorine and occurring in white cleavable masses

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Origin and Etymology of amblygonite

German amblygonit, from Greek amblygōnios obtuse-angled (from ambly- + -gōnios, from gōnia angle) + German -it -ite


First Known Use: 1820


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