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montebrasite

[mon-tee-brah-zahyt] /ˌmɒn tiˈbrɑ zaɪt/
noun
1.
a mineral, lithium aluminum hydroxyl phosphate, LiAlPO 4 (OH), isomorphous with amblygonite, used as an ore of lithium.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; after Montebras, locale in central France (Creuse); see -ite1
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