brazilianite

brazilianite

[bruh-zil-yuh-nahyt]
noun
a mineral, sodium aluminum phosphate, Na 2 Al 6 P 4 O 16 (OH) 8 , occurring in yellow-green crystals with a vitreous luster: used as a gem.

Origin:
1810–20; Brazilian (after the place of origin) + -ite1

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