Definition of Odontolite. Meaning of Odontolite. Synonyms of Odontolite

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Definition of Odontolite

Odontolite
Odontolite O*don"to*lite, n. [Odonto- + -lite.] (Min.) A fossil tooth colored a bright blue by phosphate of iron. It is used as an imitation of turquoise, and hence called bone turquoise.

Meaning of Odontolite from wikipedia

- Odontolite, also called bone turquoise or fossil turquoise or occidental turquoise, is fossil bone or ivory that has been traditionally thought to have...
- pseudomorphously replace feldspar, apatite, other minerals, or even fossils. Odontolite is fossil bone or ivory that has been traditionally thought to have been...
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