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iolite

[ahy-uh-lahyt] /ˈaɪ əˌlaɪt/
noun, Mineralogy
Origin of iolite
1750-1760
1750-60; < Greek ío(n) the violet + -lite
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British Dictionary definitions for iolite

iolite

/ˈaɪəˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
another name for cordierite
Word Origin
C19: from Greek ion a violet + -lite
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