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albite

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noun al·bite \ˈal-ˌbīt\

Definition of albite

  1. :  a triclinic usually white mineral of the feldspar group consisting of a sodium aluminum silicate

albitic

play \al-ˈbit-ik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of albite

Swedish albit, from Latin albus


First Known Use: circa 1843


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