lazulite

noun
la·​zu·​lite | \ ˈla-zyü-ˌlīt How to pronounce lazulite (audio) , -zhə- \

Definition of lazulite

: an often crystalline azure-blue mineral that is a hydrous phosphate of aluminum, iron, and magnesium

First Known Use of lazulite

1807, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lazulite

German Lazulith, from Medieval Latin lazulum lapis lazuli

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“Lazulite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lazulite. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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