i|o|lite «Y uh lyt», noun.
a blue to violet mineral consisting of a silicate of aluminum, iron, and magnesium, occurring in granular form or in short orthorhombic crystals; cordierite; dichroite. Formula: Mg2Al4Si5O18
[< German Iolith < Greek íon a violet + líthos stone, lite]

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