Elbaite definition

(mineralogy) A sodium-lithium-aluminium borosilicate mineral of the tourmaline group, prized as a gemstone.
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Noun

Singular:
elbaite
Plural:
elbaites

Origin of elbaite

  • Elba +‎ -ite, after the island where it was first discovered.

    From Wiktionary