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laz·u·rite

 (lăz′yo͝o-rīt′, lăz′ə-, lăzh′ə-)
n.
A relatively rare blue, violet-blue, or greenish-blue translucent mineral, Na4-5Al3Si3O12S, the chief component of lapis lazuli.

[Medieval Latin lāzur, lapis lazuli (from Arabic lāzaward; see lapis lazuli) + -ite.]

lazurite

(ˈlæzjʊˌraɪt)
n
(Minerals) a rare blue mineral consisting of a sodium–calcium–aluminium silicate and sulphide: used as the gemstone lapis lazuli. Formula: (Na,Ca)8(AlSiO4)6(SO4,S,Cl)2
[C19: from Medieval Latin lāzur lapis lazuli]

laz•u•rite

(ˈlæz əˌraɪt, ˈlæʒ ə-)

n.
a deep blue mineral, sodium calcium silicate with sulfate, formerly ground into a pigment.
[1890–95; < Medieval Latin lāzur azure + -ite1]
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