elbaite

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

elbaite (countable and uncountable, plural elbaites)

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

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Further reading[edit]

  • Elbaite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • elbaite”, in Mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

elbaite f (plural elbaiti)

  1. (mineralogy) elbaite