alaskite

noun
alas·​kite | \ ə-ˈla-ˌskīt \
plural -s

Definition of alaskite

: a leucocratic granite of medium or fine grain composed chiefly of quartz and alkali feldspars

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First Known Use of alaskite

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alaskite

Alaska, its locality + English -ite

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The first known use of alaskite was in 1883

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“Alaskite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alaskite. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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