Lazulite meaning

lăzyo͝o-līt, lăzə-, lăzhə-
A relatively rare blue mineral, (Mg, Fe)Al2 (PO4 )2 (OH)2 , with a vitreous luster.
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A hard, glassy, bright blue, monoclinic mineral, (Mg,Fe)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2, used sometimes as a gem; hydrous magnesium-iron aluminum phosphate.
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(mineralogy) A semi-precious gemstone that is a basic phosphate of magnesium, iron and aluminium.
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Origin of lazulite

  • Medieval Latin lazulum lapis lazuli lapis lazuli –ite

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition