Definition of Amblygonite

1. Noun. A white or grey mineral consisting of lithium aluminum phosphate; a source of lithium.

Terms within: Atomic Number 3, Li, Lithium
Generic synonyms: Mineral



Definition of Amblygonite

1. Noun. (mineral) A mineral, a mixed fluoride and aluminophosphate of sodium and lithium that is an important ore of lithium. ¹

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Definition of Amblygonite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amblygonite

ambivert
ambiverts
amble
ambled
ambler
amblers
ambles
ambling
amblingly
amblings
ambly-
amblyaphia
amblygeustia
amblygon
amblygonal
amblygonite (current term)
amblygonites
amblyope
amblyopes
amblyopia
amblyopia ex anopsia
amblyopias
amblyopic
amblyopy
amblyoscope
amblypoda
amblypygid
amblypygids
ambo
ambo-

Literary usage of Amblygonite

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1. Descriptive Mineralogy by William Shirley Bayley (1917)
"amblygonite resembles in appearance many other minerals, ... amblygonite From spodumene it is distinguished by the phos- Crystal with « P « , phorus ..."

2. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrography from the Laboratories of the by Samuel Lewis Penfield, Louis Valentine Pirsson (1901)
"In this paper it will be shown that in amblygonite the hydroxyl group is also isomorphous with fluorine, and that in chemical composition the original ..."

3. The Non-metallic Minerals: Their Occurrence and Uses by George Perkins Merrill (1910)
"amblygonite. This is a fluo-phosphate of aluminum and lithium of the formula Li(AlF)PO4. Analysis of a sample from Paris, Maine, as given by Dana, ..."

4. Mineralogy Simplified: Easy Methods of Identifying Minerals, Including Ores by Henry Erni, Amos Peaslee Brown (1908)
"amblygonite, .Li(AlF)POt, VI. Crystals rough, not common; cleavage basal, perfect, also macro-pinacoidal, angle 75° between cleavages. H =6; G = 3. ..."

5. The Mineral Industry by Richard Pennefather Rothwell (1915)
"amblygonite was also discovered in the San Finx tin mine in Spain, ... The amblygonite occurs in nodules, often of great size, but restricted in occurrence ..."

6. Elements of Mineralogy, Crystallography and Blowpipe Analysis: From a by Alfred Joseph Moses, Charles Lathrop Parsons (1916)
"About 3000 tons of the phosphate amblygonite were produced* in the Black Hills deposits near ... Spodumene and amblygonite, the former in enormous crystals, ..."

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