dumortierite

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noun du·mor·ti·er·ite \du̇-ˈmȯr-tē-ə-ˌrīt also dyu̇-\

Definition of dumortierite

  1. :  a bright especially blue mineral consisting of a borosilicate of aluminum

Origin and Etymology of dumortierite

French dumortiérite, from Eugène Dumortier †1876 French paleontologist


First Known Use: 1881


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