Definition of antozonite in English:

antozonite

noun

Mineralogy
  • A dark violet-blue variety of fluorite in which there are radioactive inclusions containing fluorine.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From antozone + -ite, after German Antozonit, so called because the inclusions were originally believed to contain antozone.

Pronunciation

antozonite

/anˈtəʊzənʌɪt/