Trinidad asphalt

noun

variants or less commonly Trinidad pitch
: a natural asphalt found in a pitch lake in the island of Trinidad, widely used in the U.S. for sheet asphalt pavements, and containing when refined about 44 percent colloidal clay and 56 percent bitumen

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“Trinidad asphalt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trinidad%20asphalt. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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