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indicolite

[in-dik-uh-lahyt] /ɪnˈdɪk əˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
Mineralogy. a dark-blue tourmaline, used as a gem.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < French; see indigo, -lite
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indicolite

/ˈɪndɪkəˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a form of tourmaline ranging in colour from pale blue to blue-black
Word Origin
C19: from Spanish indicoindigo + -lite
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