albanite

noun
al·​ban·​ite | \ ˈȯlbəˌnīt, ˈal- \
plural -s

Definition of albanite

: a melanocratic leucitite

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First Known Use of albanite

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for albanite

Alban hills near Rome, Italy, its locality + English -ite

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“Albanite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/albanite. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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