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amblygonite  (æmˈblɪɡəˌnaɪt



  1. a white or greyish mineral consisting of lithium aluminium fluorophosphate in triclinic crystalline form. It is a source of lithium. Formula: (Li,Na)Al(PO4)(F,OH)

Word Origin

C16: from Greek amblugōnios, from amblus blunt + gōnia angle; referring to the obtuse angles in its crystals


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