Definition of Lazulite

1. n. A mineral of a light indigo-blue color, occurring in small masses, or in monoclinic crystals; blue spar. It is a hydrous phosphate of alumina and magnesia.



Definition of Lazulite

1. Noun. (minerology) A semi-precious gemstone that is a basic phosphate of magnesium, iron and aluminium ¹

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Definition of Lazulite

1. a mineral [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lazulite

1. A mineral of a light indigo-blue colour, occurring in small masses, or in monoclinic crystals; blue spar. It is a hydrous phosphate of alumina and magnesia. Origin: From lazuli: cf. F. Lazulite, G. Lazulith. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lazulite

lazies
laziest
lazily
lazin'
laziness
lazinesses
lazing
lazo
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lazoes
lazoing
lazos
lazuli
lazuline
lazulis
lazulite (current term)
lazulites
lazurite
lazurites
lazy
lazy 8
lazy 8s
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lazy daisy
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lazy eights
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lazy evaluations
lazy eye

Literary usage of Lazulite

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1. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"lazulite. lazulite is a somewhat rare mineral, a phosphate of alumina containing some magnesia and protoxide of iron. It occurs in pale and dark blue ..."

2. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1808)
"Mr D's work a complete view of the properties of vegetables. Of 76 families analogy little violated in 46, and not at all in 23. lazulite of Stiria. ..."

3. Lotus and Jewel: Containing "In an Indian Temple," "A Casket of Gems," "A by Edwin Arnold (1887)
"... painted head — You limn aerial backgrounds! do you know That the soft azures which your pencils spread Come from this lazulite — gold-spangled so ? ..."

4. Descriptive Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1917)
"lazulite Crystals. A with —P(1n) and —P oo (1o1)(Fig. 157/1). —P, 1n (/j); +P, nT (c)and P«, The angle 1n A 1Tl = 79° 40'. Twins 101 (/). ..."

5. Rock Minerals: Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1911)
"... FeO 7.7, MgO 8.5, H20 5.8= 100, which corresponds closely to the analysis of lazulite from Sinclair County, NC, ..."

6. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Colors for Painting: Comprising by Jean René Denis Riffault des Hêtres, Armand Denis Vergnaud, G. Alvar Toussaint (1874)
"Ultramarine is extracted from lazulite, lapis lazuli, or azure blue lazulite, a mineral which belongs to the granitic rocks. This substance, which is ..."

7. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1905)
"62, lazulite. lazulite crystallizes in the monoclinic system, the crystals usually being acute pyramidal in habit, sometimes flattened. ..."

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