lazulite

noun

la·​zu·​lite ˈla-zyü-ˌlīt How to pronounce lazulite (audio)
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: an often crystalline azure-blue mineral that is a hydrous phosphate of aluminum, iron, and magnesium

Word History

Etymology

German Lazulith, from Medieval Latin lazulum lapis lazuli

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lazulite was in 1807

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“Lazulite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lazulite. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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