Definition of cryolithionite
: a mineral composed of a fluoaluminate of sodium and lithium Na3Li3(AlF6)2 found in the Ural mountains
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Origin and Etymology of cryolithionite
alteration of earlier kryolithionite, from kryo- cryo- + lithionite (obsolete synonym of lepidolite), from German lithonit, from obsolete New Latin lithion (now lithia) + German -it -ite
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